Two COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Friday; active cases near 4000

Two COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Friday. The total is now 2062.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by one and are at 116. Eight new cases reported Friday, bringing the total to 4445. Recovered cases are at 4292. There have been 37 deaths in Brookings County. The County is in the “high” community spread category

Statewide, active cases increase by 337 to 3992. Total cases are up by 439 to 130,776. There are 124,722 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by 12 and are at 168.

Sixty-one 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.


August 27, 2021