No new COVID-19 deaths reported Tuesday; active cases up slightly statewide

COVID-19 deaths in South Dakota were adjusted down by one Tuesday. The corrected statewide total is now 2468. There was no reason given on the Department of health website.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by three to 237. Thirty-six new cases reported Tuesday, raising the total to 5718. Recovered cases are at 5440. There have been 41 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increase by 47 to 7271. Total cases increase by 1265 to 177,451. There are 167,712 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations decrease by 16 to 228.

Today’s numbers include some reported over the 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.


December 28, 2021