The number of COVID-19 deaths in the state increased by one on Wednesday, putting the state’s total number of virus-related deaths at 1962. The state Department of Health reported 170 new positive COVID-19 cases statewide yesterday, with active cases remaining at just below 18-hundred. There are currently 103 people hospitalized because of the virus.
Lake County reported five new positive COVID-19 cases and four recovered cases Wednesday. The county now has 24 active cases.
Elsewhere in the area, Kingsbury County reported 19 active and Moody County had 12 active COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday. McCook County had 7 active cases, and Miner County reported two. Brookings County had 126 active COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday.
More information can be found at covid.sd.gov.