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Nine COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday as active cases drop slightly

Nine COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday. The total is now 2214.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by two to 126. Eight new cases reported, raising the total to 5080. Recovered cases are at 4916. There have been 38 deaths in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 26 to 5696. Total cases are up by 417 to 151,971. There are 144,061 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by two to 202.

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

 

October 21, 2021