Eight COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Monday; active cases climbing

Eight COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Monday. The statewide total is now 2494.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by 18 to 297. Twenty-five new cases reported Monday, raising the total to 5803. Recovered cases are at 5465. There have been 41 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increase by 455 to 8778. Total cases increase by 779 to 179,983. There are 168,711 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations decrease by two to 238.

Sixty-seven percent of the state’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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


January 3, 2022