Two more COVID-19 related deaths were reported by the state Department of Health Friday, including another in Lake County.  With Friday’s reported death, that puts the total number of virus-related deaths in Lake County at six.  The county reported no new positive COVID-19 cases Friday, and remains at four active cases at this time. There have been nearly one-thousand negatives tests in Lake County.

Statewide, another 193 new positive COVID-19 cases are being reported Friday.  The state’s total number of positive cases is now at 10-thousand-884.  Of those, there are currently 1376 active cases, and 50 people are hospitalized.  There have been 159 COVID-19 deaths reported in the state. 

The number of active COVID-19 cases in area counties as of Friday include 25 in Brookings County, seven in McCook, four in Moody County, and three in Kingsbury County.

The state Department of Health updates statewide COVID-19 information daily on its website at