Seven new COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday in South Dakota; active cases continue to fall

Seven COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Wednesday, the total is now 1988.

Active cases in Brookings County drop by 10 and down to 30. There are zero new cases and they total 4207. There have been 37 deaths in Brookings County and there are 4140 recovered cases. The ever hospitalized number is at 158. The County is in the “moderate” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 96 to 1004. Total cases increase by 86 to 123,518. There are 120,526 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations hold at 66.

Fifty-six percent of the state has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Some 622,350 vaccinations have been administered in the state to 336,010 people. A total of 23,961 doses have been given in Brookings County to 13,659 people.

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


May 12, 2021