One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Thursday; active cases top 3500


One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Thursday. The total is now 2060.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by 13 and are at 115. Nineteen new cases reported Thursday, bringing the total to 4437. Recovered cases are at 4285. There have been 37 deaths in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category

Statewide, active cases increase by 239 to 3655. Total cases are up by 472 to 130,337 There are 124,622 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by nine and are at 156.

Sixty-one 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.


August 26, 2021