Noem says models show that up to 30 percent of state could get sick

PIERRE, S.D. ( – Governor Kristi Noem said South Dakota should prepare for at least another eight weeks in the battle against COVID-19 during her press conference this morning.

Noem said that models indicate that up to 30 percent of South Dakota residents could be effected.


The Governor said that unemployment claims are on the rise so more workers and phone lines will be added.

Noem said that she is working on an executive order that will be released later today.