Five COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday; active cases falling

Five COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday. The statewide total is now 2628.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by 66 to 1581. There were 62 new cases reported Thursday, raising the total to 7752. Recovered cases are at 6130. There have been 41 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 781 to 34,753. Total cases increase by 1358 to 224,238. There are 186,857 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by eight to 404.

Sixty-nine 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 29-percent have received a booster.

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


January 27, 2022