Four COVID-19 deaths reported in SD; active cases down in Brookings Co. and statewide

Four COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday in the Department of Health weekly update — The statewide total is now 3021.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by 23 to 12. Twenty new cases reported since September 21st, the total is 8,909. Recovered cases are at 8,838. There have been 59 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 168 to 540. Total cases increase by 732 in the last week to 261,371. There are 257,810 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations decrease by 26 to 81.

Seventy-seven percent of the state’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Sixty-one percent have completed a vaccine series and 34-percent have received a booster.

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


September 28, 2022