Four COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Tuesday; active cases surge

Four COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Tuesday. The statewide total is now 2498.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by 43 to 340. Eighty-six new cases reported Tuesday, raising the total to 5889. Recovered cases are at 5508. There have been 41 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increase by 1975 to 10,753. Total cases increase by 3047 to 183,030. There are 169,779 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by 23 to 261.

Today’s numbers include cases reported during the long holiday weekend.

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

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


January 4, 2022