199 new COVID-19 cases in Brookings Co. Tuesday, Jan. 11


4,110 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths reported in South Dakota

BROOKINGS – The state on Tuesday reported 4,110 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths in South Dakota. 

One hundred ninety-nine of the new cases have been reported in Brookings County.

Tuesday’s report includes data from Saturday and Sunday.

Brookings County cases have risen to 6,479 total cases (83 new confirmed and 116 new probable): 5,600 of those people have recovered (23 new) with 838 active cases (up by 176) and 41 deaths (no change). A total of 182 people in the county have been hospitalized at some point (two 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 195,204 (3,415 new confirmed and 695 new probable) as of midday Tuesday, according to the SDDOH. 

Of the statewide cases, 20,475 are classified as active (up by 3,256 from Monday). As of Tuesday, 172,201 people have recovered (854 new), 9,316 South Dakotans have been hospitalized at some point (66 new), 315 people are currently hospitalized (up by eight) for transmission-based precautions, and 2,528 people with COVID have died (no change).

The SDDOH website reported midday Tuesday that 1,111,197 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 500,760 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 68.4% of the state population age 5 and older has received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine from the state or federal allocation, 56.2% have completed their vaccination series, and 28% have received a booster dose.

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

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