The state Department of Health reported more than 150 new positive COVID-19 cases Tuesday, as the state’s overall number of positive cases in the past year nears the 114-thousand mark. No new virus-related deaths were reported Tuesday. The number of active cases and number of people hospitalized because of COVID-19 both increased on Tuesday.
Lake County reported two new positive COVID-19 cases, along with two recovered cases, so the county’s number of active cases remained at 43.
Elsewhere in the area, McCook County reported 15 active COVID-19 cases, Kingsbury County had 13, and Miner and Moody counties each reported 11 active cases Tuesday. Brookings County had 67 active COVID-19 cases.
Information on COVID-19 in the state is updated daily on the state’s website.