SD Dept of Health reports 13 new COVID-19 related deaths(2 in Brown County)

PIERRE, S.D.( – The state reported 13 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 3,078. The state had 871 new cases and 846 recoveries, increasing active infections to 616. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is 76.

So far, South Dakota has had 265,890 cases and 262,196 recoveries.

Locally, Brown County had 54 new cases. Overall, the county has had 11,510 cases. There’s currently 128 Covid-related deaths.

Statewide, Minnehaha County has had 62,393 cases, followed by Pennington County with 37,360 and Lincoln County with 16,802, Other counties totals include Codington with 9,860, Brookings with 9,043, Meade with 8,081, Lawrence with 7,528, and Davison with 6,579.

Next update will be Wednesday, November 16th.