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Five new COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday; active cases increase

Five new COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Wednesday. The total is now 1893.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by two to 59. Seven new cases have been reported, raising the total to 3,599. There have been 37 deaths in Brookings County and there are 3,503 recovered cases. The ever hospitalized number is at 127. The County is now in the “moderate” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increase by 18 to 1,993. Total cases have increased by 181 to 112,833. The number of people who have recovered is 108,947. Current hospitalizations increase by 5 to 97.

Some 229,762 vaccinations have been administered in the state to 150,076 people. A total of 6,621 doses have been given in Brookings County to 4,775 people.

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


March 3, 2021