Jonathan Ellis, argusleader

Jonathan Ellis


Sioux Falls, SD, United States

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  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Recent articles by Jonathan:

South Dakota reports nine additional COVID-19 deaths

Large increase in new cases among residents of long-term care facilities in past two days → Read More

Active COVID-19 infections increase in South Dakota for first time in nearly a month

An increase in active COVID-19 cases was reported Wednesday for the first time since late September in South Dakota. → Read More

South Dakota's COVID-19 deaths increase by 13

Active infections continue to decrease in South Dakota, according to Monday's report from the Department of Health. → Read More

COVID-19 hospitalizations fall by 8% as South Dakota reports 7 additional deaths

New infections continue to slow, with the state reporting 318 new coronavirus infections. There were 5,868 active cases, 88 fewer than the day before. → Read More

South Dakota reports five additional COVID-19 deaths amid slowing of new infections

Five South Dakotans with COVID-19 were reported to have died with the disease by the Department of Health on Thursday, while active infections fell below 6,000 cases. The latest deaths brought the pandemic total to 2,182. One person was 60-69, three were 70-79 and one person 80 or older. Four were men and one was a woman. The department reported an additional 341 new infections, including 62 in… → Read More

Active COVID-19 infections in South Dakota fall for 10th straight day

Hospitalizations increase as more than 1,000 new cases reported from holiday weekend → Read More

Analysis: South Dakota counties with higher COVID vaccine rates averaging fewer new infections

Since April 15, new cases, on average, have been slower in counties with higher vaccination rates than counties with lower vaccination rates. → Read More

Active COVID-19 infections continue to fall as new cases slow in South Dakota

The rolling seven-day average of positive COVID-19 tests results fell to a level not seen since August in South Dakota. → Read More

South Dakota Department of Health reports 6 additional COVID-19 deaths

Active cases continue to fall as recoveries outpace new infections → Read More

Active COVID-19 cases fall in South Dakota as hospitalizations increase

State closing in on 75% of adult population receiving a dose of COVID-19 vaccine → Read More

Lawmakers call special session to consider Ravnsborg impeachment

Lawmakers reach two-thirds threshold to call special session → Read More

South Dakota reports four COVID-19 deaths as cases spread in Minnehaha County

Active cases increase, as do intensive care patients → Read More

Four new COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota as hospitalizations ease

Infections are considered widespread around the state. → Read More

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients rise to highest level in South Dakota since January

South Dakota reports one additional death as three dozen in ICU. Active COVID-19 cases increased to 5,970. → Read More

State reports jump in COVID-19 infections in long-term care facilities

High transmission in Minnehaha and Lincoln counties → Read More

South Dakota Department of Health reports first COVID-19 death in a week

Active COVID-19 cases fall across South Dakota for another day. → Read More

New South Dakota COVID-19 cases slow to a trickle

Active cases decrease after one-day increase. → Read More

Monday's COVID-19 cases among lowest reported by South Dakota since the pandemic began

The new cases brought the statewide total to 124,273, making the new total among the lowest daily reports since the pandemic started. → Read More

New SD COVID-19 cases fall to lowest level since last summer as 3 new deaths reported

Active cases continue to fall as new infections decrease → Read More

South Dakota reports 3 additional COVID-19 deaths

Active cases continue to fall across South Dakota. → Read More