SD Department of Health

During the weekly briefing this week, State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton said the newly reported U.K. strain of COVID-19 has not been found in South Dakota as of yet. However, he says they remain on the lookout for it…

He says at this time, they are not concerned about it affecting vaccine effectiveness…

He says they continue to monitor that situation and will provide any updates as warranted.

The South Dakota Department of Health reported 448 new cases of COVID 19 on Friday,  There are currently 5,241 active cases in the state.  Codington County added 9 cases on Friday.  There are 218 active cases in the county.

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