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Five COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Tuesday

Testing for COVID-19 at the State Health Lab in Pierre (from South Dakota Broadcasters Assoc. video)

Five new COVID-19 deaths reported Tuesday in South Dakota, the total is now 223.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by 13 to 103. The overall case count is up three to 771. There have been 2 deaths in Brookings County and 13 hospitalizations. The County is in the “substantial” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases drop by 144 to 3684. Total positive cases increase by 259 and are now at 21,997. The number of people who have recovered is 18,090. Current hospitalizations increase by two to 211.

The latest information can be seen at the South Dakota Department of Health website.

 

September 29, 2020