SD Dept of Health reports 8 new COVID-19 related deaths(1 in Brown County)

PIERRE, S.D.( – The state reported 8 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations decreased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health. The death total currently at 3,096. The state had 846 new cases and 887 recoveries, increasing active infections to 616. Those hospitalized in connection with the virus is 72.

So far, South Dakota has had 267,689 cases and 263,977 recoveries.

Locally, Brown County had 42 new cases. Overall, the county has had 11,610 cases. There’s currently 130 Covid-related deaths.

Statewide, Minnehaha County has had 62,780 cases, followed by Pennington County with 37,513 and Lincoln County with 16,912, Other counties totals include Codington with 9,997, Brookings with 9,092, Meade with 8,108, Lawrence with 7,569, and Davison with 6,771.

Next update will be Wednesday, November 30th.