One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Friday and it’s in Brookings County


One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Friday, raising the total to 2235. That death is from Brookings County.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by six to 111. Five new cases reported, raising the total to 5132. Recovered cases are at 4982. There have been 39 deaths in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increase by 28 to 5421. Total cases are up by 396 to 154,482. There are 146,826 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations drop by 17 to 187.

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.


October 29, 2021