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Five COVID-19 deaths reported today as statewide cases take another big jump

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Five COVID-19 deaths reported today in South Dakota, the total is now 198.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by 5 and are at 90. The overall case count is up 10 to 632. There have been 2 deaths in Brookings County and 9 hospitalizations. The County is in the “substantial” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increase by 194 to 2809. Total positive cases increase by 389 and are now at 18,075. The number of people who have recovered is 15,068. Current hospitalizations hold steady at 138.

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


September 18, 2020