The number of active COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the state. The state Department of Health reports Monday that there are 1570 active COVID-19 cases out of a total of 11-thousand-425 positive cases overall. The state had an increase of 149 new positive cases Monday. Statewide, 65 people are currently hospitalized and a total of 161 people have died from COVID-19.
Lake County’s numbers remained steady Monday, with no new positives or recoveries reported by the state. The county has had six virus-related deaths and currently has five active COVID-19 cases.
Elsewhere, Brookings County remains at 35 active cases, Moody County has eight, McCook County has seven cases, and Kingsbury County has four. There are no active cases currently in Miner County.
The state Department of Health updates information daily on its website at covid.sd.gov.