Two COVID-19 deaths reported Tuesday in South Dakota; active cases climbing

Two COVID-19 deaths reported in South Dakota Tuesday, the total is now 2055.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by nine and are now at 73. Eleven new cases reported Tuesday, bringing the total to 4344. Recovered cases are at 4234. There have been 37 deaths in Brookings County. The County is now in the “high” community spread category

Statewide, active cases increase by 284 to 1639. Total cases are up by 395 to 127,320. There are 123,626 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by 19 to 92.

Sixty-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 17, 2021