CLayton explains new ‘deaths’ tab on state website

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – The South Dakota Department of Health has made more updates to the information available on its website.

State epidemiologist Dr. Josh Clayton says after you click on the “Case Updates” option, you’ll see a “Deaths” tab. He says one data point lists the number of deaths among people with COVID-19.

Clayton says another data point represents the number of deaths caused by COVID-19.

Also under the “Deaths” tab is the number of Cases Among Long Term Care Residents and the Deaths Among Long Term Care Residents with COVID-19.

The website also now includes a bar chart showing the Deaths Among People with COVID-19 by Date of Death.