Ten COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota in past week, including one in Brookings County

Ten COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Wednesday in the South Dakota Department of Health weekly update. The statewide total is 2893. One of the deaths was reported in Brookings County.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by three to 12. Two new cases reported since March 30th, the total is 8096. Recovered cases are at 8032. There have been 52 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “moderate” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases fall by 49 to 488. Total cases increase by 139 in the last week to 237,246 There are 233,865 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations decrease by two to 41.

Seventy-two percent of the state’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Fifty-nine percent have completed a vaccine series and 33-percent have received a booster.

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


April 6, 2022