One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Wednesday; cases continue to surge

One COVID-19 death reported in South Dakota Wednesday, the total is now 2056.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by 10 and are now at 83. Twelve new cases reported Wednesday, bringing the total to 4356. Recovered cases are at 4236. There have been 37 deaths in Brookings County. The County is now in the “high” community spread category

Statewide, active cases increase by 300 to 1939. Total cases are up by 376 to 127,696. There are 123,701 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by 13 to 105.

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 18, 2021