104 new COVID-19 cases in Brookings Co. Monday, Jan. 10

1,683 new COVID-19 cases, six new deaths reported in South Dakota

BROOKINGS – The state on Monday reported 1,683 new COVID-19 cases and six new deaths in South Dakota. 

One hundred four of the new cases have been reported in Brookings County.

Brookings County cases have risen to 6,280 total cases (48 new confirmed and 56 new probable): 5,577 of those people have recovered (15 new) with 662 active cases (up by 89) and 41 deaths (no change). A total of 180 people in the county have been hospitalized at some point (one new), the state reported.

The Brookings hospital has four COVID-19 occupied hospital beds, according to the South Dakota Department of Health website. The county is in the “high” community spread category. 

The number of COVID-19 cases in South Dakota rose to 191,094 (1,324 new confirmed and 359 new probable) as of midday Monday, according to the SDDOH. 

Of the statewide cases, 17,219 are classified as active (up by 1,292 from Friday). As of Monday, 171,347 people have recovered (385 new), 9,250 South Dakotans have been hospitalized at some point (22 new), 307 people are currently hospitalized (up by six) for transmission-based precautions, and 2,528 people with COVID have died (six new).

The new deaths, one woman and five men, are being reported in Brule, Lincoln (2), Pennington (2) and Todd counties. The age ranges of the deceased are one 60-69 years, one 70-79 years and four 80 years or older.

The SDDOH website reported midday Monday that 1,106,775 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 499,859 people in South Dakota, as reported to the S.D. Immunization Information System. 

In Brookings County, 43,701 vaccine doses have been administered to 19,648 people, the SDDOH website reports.

The SDDOH reports 68.3% of the state population age 5 and older has received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine from the state or federal allocation, 56.1% have completed their vaccination series, and 27.7% have received a booster dose.

Learn more at https://doh.sd.gov/COVID/Dashboard.aspx.


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