SD Dept of Health reports 10 new COVID-19 related deaths(2 in Brown County)

PIERRE, S.D.( – The state reported 10 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases increased & hospitalizations decreased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 3,059. The state had 719 new cases and 605 recoveries, increasing active infections to 533. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is 56.

So far, South Dakota has had 264,187 cases and 260,595 recoveries.

Locally, Brown County had 51 new cases. Overall, the county has had 11,417 cases. There’s currently 126 Covid-related deaths.

Statewide, Minnehaha County has had 62,121 cases, followed by Pennington County with 37,185 and Lincoln County with 16,720, Other counties totals include Codington with 9,723, Brookings with 8,995, Meade with 8,047, Lawrence with 7,475, and Davison with 6,561.

Next update will be Wednesday, November 2nd.