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Tuesday COVID-19 update: Active cases decrease in Lake County and state

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the state decreased on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Health.  Information updated by the Department reported 4232 active COVID-19 cases, and 200 people currently hospitalized.  No new deaths were reported Tuesday, keeping the state’s total number of virus-related deaths at 1667.  The state reported 127 new positive COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as the state’s overall total number of positive cases approached the 106-thousand mark.  

The state reported a decrease in active cases in area counties as well.  Lake County on Tuesday had one new positive COVID-19 case, with eight recovered cases, bringing the county’s total number of active cases to 52.  

Moody County reported 35 active cases Tuesday, Kingsbury County-28, and Miner County had 26 active COVID-19 cases at this time.  McCook County reported 18 active cases, and Brookings County had 231. 

A link to the daily information updated by the state Department of Health can be found at covid.sd.gov


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