Six COVID-19 deaths reported in SD Wednesday; active cases continue to fall

Six COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Wednesday. The statewide total is now 2814.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by 13 to 123. No new cases reported Wednesday, the total remains 8064. Recovered cases are at 7891. There have been 50 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “moderate” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 252 to 4166. Total cases increase by 78 to 236,132. There are 229,152 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by one to 148.

Seventy-one percent of the state’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Fifty-eight percent have completed a vaccine series and 32-percent have received a booster.

The latest information is available on the Department of Health website.


March 2, 2022