Three COVID-19 deaths reported Friday; active cases fall significantly

Three COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Friday, the total is now 1952.

Active cases in Brookings County decrease by 4 to 184. Total cases increase by 15 to 4079. There have been 37 deaths in Brookings County and there are 3,858 recovered cases. The ever hospitalized number is at 146. The County is in the “substantial” community spread category.

Statewide, active cases decrease by 127 to 2201. Total cases increase by 257 to 120,856. There are 116,703 recovered cases. Current Hospitalizations drop by 7 to 106.

Fifty-two percent of the state has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Some 521,848 vaccinations have been administered in the state to 311,853 people. A total of 18,843 doses have been given in Brookings County to 12,010 people.

The latest information can be seen at the South Dakota Department of Health website.


April 16, 2021