Weekend COVID-19 update: 14 new positive cases in Lake County; 1464 new cases and 16 deaths in state
The number of active COVID-19 cases in Lake County reached an all-time high over the weekend. With an additional fourteen new positive COVID-19 cases, and six new recovered cases, the number of active cases in Lake County as of Sunday was 72. Overall, the county has had 298 positive COVID-19 cases, with 218 recovered cases and eight deaths.
Statewide, another 1464 new positive cases were reported since Friday and another sixteen new virus-related deaths. The total number of COVID-19 deaths is now at 323, and there are a record number of active cases, surpassing the eight-thousand mark on Sunday. There are currently 300 people hospitalized in the state because of the virus.
The number of active COVID-19 cases increased in area counties as well over the weekend. Miner County had 65 active COVID-19 cases, McCook County had 54, and Kingsbury County had 52 active cases. As of Sunday, Moody County had 50 active COVID-19 cases, and Brookings County had 317. Of the sixteen new virus-related deaths reported since Friday, one was in Kingsbury County and one in Moody County.
Daily information on COVID-19 in the state can be found here.