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One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Wednesday; active cases up


One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Wednesday, the total is now 1962.

Active cases in Brookings County drop by two to 126. Total cases increase by 8 to 4171. There have been 37 deaths in Brookings County and there are 4008 recovered cases. The ever hospitalized number is at 149. The County is in the “substantial” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increase by 24 to 1789. Total cases increase by 170 to 122,398. There are 118,647 recovered cases. Current Hospitalizations hold at 103.

Fifty-four percent of the state has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Some 576,601 vaccinations have been administered in the state to 326,272 people. A total of 21,030 doses have been given in Brookings County to 13,219 people.

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


April 28, 2021