As the number of new positive COVID-19 cases increase by more than one-thousand statewide Tuesday, the number of active cases decrease.  The overall total number of positive COVID-19 cases is approaching the 75-thousand mark, and the number of active cases is at close to 16-thousand-700.  Two additional COVID-19 deaths are also being reported Tuesday, and 574 people are currently hospitalized. 

Lake County reports another 17 positive COVID-19 cases Tuesday, with 18 recovered cases.  The county now has 205 active COVID-19 cases.  

The number of active cases in area counties also decreased slightly Tuesday.  McCook County reports 148 active COVID-19 cases, Kingsbury has 123, and Moody County reports 103 active cases.  Miner County currently has 30 active coronavirus cases, and Brookings County has 435.

More information on COVID-19 in the state can be found on the state’s website.