The state Department of Health released its weekly update on COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday. There were 540 active COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday, with 38 people hospitalized. There have been 2912 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
Lake County had five active cases reported as of Wednesday with high community spread. Kingsbury County reported ten active COVID-19 cases, and Brookings County had 18, both with substantial community spread. Miner, Moody, and McCook counties all reported low community spread of the virus.