The state Department of Health reports six more COVID-19 deaths in the state Friday. This puts the overall virus-related death toll at 1853. Also Friday, the state is reporting just less than 150 new positive COVID-19 cases. The overall total number of positive cases in the state is now at more than 111-thousand. Currently, just more than two-thousand cases are active, and 91 people are hospitalized.
Lake County did not report any new positive COVID-19 cases Friday, but did report three recovered cases. This now puts the county’s active coronavirus cases at 19.
In our area, Kingsbury County reports 17 active COVID-19 cases, McCook County has 12, and Miner County-10. Moody County reports nine active cases as of Friday, and Brookings County has dropped to 84. Brookings County also reports one of Friday’s COVID-19 deaths.
More information on COVID-19 in the state can be found at covid.sd.gov.