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COVID-19 update: three deaths reported in state Wednesday, one each in Lake and Kingsbury counties

The number of people in the state who have died with COVID-19 increased by three again on Wednesday.  Two of the deaths were residents of Lake and Kingsbury counties.  Overall, there have been 1976 COVID-19 deaths in the state.  The state Department of Health reported Wednesday just less than one-hundred new positive coronavirus cases, with active cases decreasing to just under fourteen-hundred and 102 people currently hospitalized. 

Lake County reported one new positive and two recovered COVID-19 cases Wednesday, along with the one additional death.  Lake County has had 20 people die with COVID-19, and currently has 15 active cases.

The number of active cases in Kingsbury County was at twelve as of Wednesday, with Miner and Moody counties both at eight and McCook County at seven.  Brookings County reported 71 active COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday.  

More information on COVID-19 in the state can be found at covid.sd.gov.

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