Positive COVID-19 cases in the state increased by 126 Thursday, putting the state’s total positive cases now at just more than 29-hundred. The state Department of Health is also reporting two more virus-related deaths, both from Minnehaha County.  

The number of current active cases in the state has increased as well – now at 846, with 70 people currently hospitalized because of COVID-19.

Other area counties with current active cases include Moody County with 7, and Brookings County with one active case at this time.  

More information can be found on the state’s website – covid.sd.gov.