South Dakota had 10 more people die with COVID-19, and nearly 2,000 more active cases, according to data released Thursday by the state's Department of Health.
The deaths bring the state's total to 2,544 since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
The individuals included two people ages 50-59, three ages 60-69, three ages 70-79 and two age 80 or older.
South Dakota also surpassed another daily record number for active cases, with 2,584 new case infections bringing the overall active case count to 24,796, according to state data.
It's the third day in a row the state has surpassed its previous record as the omicron variant continues to spread throughout the nation.
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Wednesday, the state reported 22,743 active cases. The previous high was 20,475 Tuesday and 19,240, which was reported by the department on Nov. 18, 2020.
Meanwhile, hospitalizations climbed from 336 to 343, according to the data.
At least 57% of South Dakota's total eligible population has been fully vaccinated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This article originally appeared on Sioux Falls Argus Leader: South Dakota reports 10 COVID-19 deaths, another active case record