Weekly update shows COVID-19 cases surging in South Dakota

The weekly COVID-19 update from the South Dakota Department of Health includes one new death, raising the total to 2041.

Active cases in Brookings County increase by three and are now at five. There have been seven new cases reported in the last week, bringing the total to 4248. Recovered cases are at 4206. There have been 37 deaths in Brookings County. The County is in the “minimal” community spread category

Statewide, active cases increase by 82 to 290. Total cases are up by 200 in the last week to 124,948. There are 122,617 recovered cases. Current hospitalizations increase by 18 to 38.

Fifty-eight 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.


July 21, 2021