COVID Cases – Update

Nine COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday in the Department of Health weekly update. The statewide total is 2947.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by one to 114. Thirty-nine new cases reported since July 20, the total is 8,540. Recovered cases are at 8,370. There have been 56 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increase by 214 to 4,390. Total cases increase by 1,498 in the last week to 250,286. There are 242,940 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations decrease by four to 82.

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

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