Ten COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday in the Department of Health weekly update — The statewide total is 2973. One of the deaths was reported in Brookings County.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by nine to 134. Forty-five new cases reported since August 3rd, the total is 8,640. Recovered cases are at 8,448. There have been 58 deaths reported in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases drop by 125 to 4,308. Total cases increase by 1,372 in the last week to 252,232. There are 245,951 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by 13 to 102.

Seventy-four percent of the state’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Sixty percent have completed a vaccine series and 34-percent have received a booster.

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


August 10, 2022