Six COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Wednesday as active cases continue to climb

Six COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Wednesday. The statewide total is now 2534.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by 108 to 946. There were 125 new cases reported Wednesday, raising the total to 6604. Recovered cases are at 5617. There have been 41 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases increase by 2268 to 22,743. Total cases increase by 2708 to 197,912. There are 172,635 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by 21 to 336.

Sixty-eight percent of the state’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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


January 12, 2022