18 COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday; active cases continue to fall

Eighteen COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday. The statewide total is now 2724.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by 85 to 561. There were 14 new cases reported Thursday, raising the total to 7996. Recovered cases are at 7390. There have been 45 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 1904 to 15,679. Total cases increase by 354 to 232,046. There are 213,997 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by 5 to 317.

Seventy percent of the state’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Fifty-seven percent have completed a vaccine series and 31-percent have received a booster.

The latest information is available on the Department of Health website.

 

February 10, 2022