Another 24 COVID-19 deaths are being reported in the state Thursday, with three of them reported in area counties. Lake, McCook, and Brookings counties each reported one additional COVID-19 death Thursday. Overall, the state has had 1763 people die with COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.
The state Department of Health Thursday also reports 187 new positive COVID-19 cases. There are just more than 31-hundred active cases statewide, and 161 people are currently hospitalized.
Along with another death, Lake County is also reporting two new positive COVID-19 cases Thursday and two recovered cases. The county currently has 51 active COVID-19 cases.
Elsewhere in our area, Moody County reports 28 active cases, Kingsbury County-26, and Miner County has 21 active COVID-19 cases. McCook County reports 9 active cases, and Brookings County has 156.
As of Thursday, the state Department of Health reports that more than 63-thousand residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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