South Dakota May Get Fewer First Round Doses Of Covid Vaccine Than First Told

(KCCR) — The South Dakota Department of Health says there are 992 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 to go with 291 new probable cases. Hospitalizations increased by 50 and the number of new deaths reported Wednesday is 28. Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon says health officials remain excited about receiving the first doses of a Covid-19 vaccine…

After the review is completed health officials will get direction on administering the vaccine…

Malsam-Rysdon says they may not get as much vaccine as first thought…

Malsam-Rysdon also continued to encourage getting a flu shot as a preventative measure to keep hospital space free. South Dakota reported its first flu death of the season last week in a Potter County resident.