The state Department of Health reported 29 more COVID-19 deaths over the weekend.  The state has had a total of 1585 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.  

Another 738 new positive COVID-19 cases were reported over the weekend also, bringing the state’s overall total to more than 103-thousand.  There are currently just more than five-thousand active cases in the state, and 237 people are currently hospitalized. 

Lake County reported six new positive COVID-19 cases since Friday, along with twelve recovered cases.  The county’s number of active cases has decreased to 54.

In our area, McCook, Moody and Brookings counties also reported a decrease in active cases over the weekend, while Miner and Kingsbury counties reported slight increases. 

More information on COVID-19 in the state can be found here