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Second COVID-19 death reported in Brookings County as statewide fatalities climb by 8

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Eight COVID-19 deaths reported today in South Dakota, the total is now 192

One of those deaths is from Brookings County, the second since the pandemic began. Active cases in Brookings County drop by 16 and are now down to 82. The overall case count is up 6 to 609. There is also an additional hospitalization listed for Brookings County, raising the total to 9. The County is in the “substantial” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increased by 56 to 2442. Total positive cases increase by 297 and are now at 17,291. The number of people who have recovered is 14,657. Current hospitalizations increase by 6 to 139.

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


September 16, 2020