Nine COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday; active cases top 1500 in Brookings County

Nine COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday. The statewide total is now 2582.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by 93 to 1556 There were 127 new cases reported Thursday, raising the total to 7353. Recovered cases are at 5756. There have been 41 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increase by 1325 to 34,086. Total cases increase by 2588 to 214,473. There are 177,805 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by 11 to 403.

Sixty-nine percent of the state’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Fifty-six percent have completed a vaccine series and 29-percent have received a booster.

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


January 20, 2022