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Thursday COVID-19 update: 3 deaths in state; 2 new positive cases in Lake County

Three additional COVID-19 deaths are being reported in the state Thursday.  The state Department of Health reports the state’s virus-related death toll is at 1847.  There are 186 new positive COVID-19 cases statewide, and the number of active cases currently is at just more than two-thousand.  The state reports that 92 people are hospitalized in the state because of the virus.

Lake County reports two more new positive COVID-19 cases Thursday, and three recovered cases.  This now puts the county’s number of active cases at 22.

Elsewhere in our area, Kingsbury County has 17 active COVID-19 cases, McCook County has 12, and Moody County reports 11 active cases Thursday.  Miner County reports nine active COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, and Brookings County has 89.

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

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