One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Tuesday; active cases fall

One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Tuesday. The total is now 2161.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by 26 to 222. Nineteen new cases reported, raising the total to 4974. Recovered cases are at 4714. There have been 38 deaths in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 326 to 6889. Total cases are up by 756 to 146,594. There are 137,544 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by 19 to 220.

Today’s numbers include those reported over the weekend.

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 5, 2021