One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Friday; active cases continue to fall

One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Friday. The total is now 2171.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by 15 to 191. Seven new cases reported, raising the total to 5004. Recovered cases are at 4775. There have been 38 deaths in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 127 to 6589. Total cases are up by 352 to 147,820. There are 139,060 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations hold at 213.

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

The latest information can be seen at the South Dakota Department of Health website.


October 8, 2021