Another 31 COVID-19 deaths are being reported by the state Department of Health Thursday, putting the state’s total number of virus-related deaths at 705.
More than one-thousand new positive COVID-19 cases are also being reported Thursday, with a decrease in active cases of close to 14-hundred. 578 South Dakota residents are currently hospitalized because of COVID-19.
In Lake County, eleven new positive cases are being reported Thursday, along with 28 recovered cases. Lake County now has 213 active COVID-19 cases.
In our area, McCook County reports one of the new deaths Thursday, and 186 active cases. Kingsbury County has 135 active COVID-19 cases, and Moody County has 110. Miner County reports 37 active cases Thursday, and Brookings County has 491.
More information on COVID-19 in the state can be found at covid.sd.gov.