South Dakota Health Officials To Change Quarantine Protocols For Covid-19 Infections

(KCCR) — The Centers for Disease Control has made changes to quarantine protocols for Covid-19 infections and South Dakota Health officials are following suite. State Epidemiologist Dr. Josh Clayton says there are two sets protocols…

Clayton says that test can be collected after day five of quarantine and the test must be negative to be released from quarantine. The option allows for release after 10 days…

State Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon says at home testing is also being expanded…

Over 500 of the at-home tests have been ordered so far. For Wednesday 1047 new Covid-19 cases have been reported with 47 new deaths and 57 new hospitalizations.