Six COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Wednesday; active cases falling

Six COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Wednesday. The total is now 2167.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by 12 to 210. Eight new cases reported, raising the total to 4982. Recovered cases are at 4734. There have been 38 deaths in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 154 to 6735. Total cases are up by 402 to 146,995. There are 138,093 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by one to 221.

Sixty-five 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.


October 6, 2021