As South Dakota virus cases rise, governor posts video of her shooting a bird: “More hunting, less COVID”
Over the last two weeks, South Dakota has reported the nation’s second-highest number of newcases per capita. The rolling average number of daily new cases has increased by nearly 50% in that time.
But the surge in cases has not put a stop to. In a video recently posted on Twitter, she declares: “This is how we do social distancing in our state.” Noem then shoots what appears to be a pheasant and says, “Less COVID, more hunting. That’s the plan for the future.”
South Dakota Department of Health officials on Sunday reported 412 new cases of the coronavirus, for a total of 2,849 positive tests in seven days and 21,541 cases since the pandemic began.
The number of active cases increased