One COVID-19 death reported in SD Thursday; active cases continue to fall

One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Thursday. The statewide total is 2871.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by two to 84. Two new cases reported Thursday, the total is 8087. Recovered cases are at 7952. There have been 51 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “moderate” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 44 to 2635. Total cases increase by 50 to 236,797. There are 231,291 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations decrease by four to 65.

Seventy-one percent of the state’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Fifty-nine percent have completed a vaccine series and 32-percent have received a booster.

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


March 17, 2022