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Five COVID-19 deaths reported Thursday; active cases falling

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Five COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday. The total is now 2182.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by seven to 145. Seven new cases reported, raising the total to 5036. Recovered cases are at 4853. There have been 38 deaths in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 126 to 5963. Total cases are up by 342 to 149,678. There are 141,533 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations decrease by 6 to 201.

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

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

 

October 14, 2021