BROOKINGS – The state is reporting 17 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths in South Dakota Monday.
None of the new cases are in Brookings County, and the county has been lowered to the “minimal” community spread category.
Brookings County cases remain at 4,234 total cases: 4,191 of those people have recovered (no change), with six active cases (no change) and 37 deaths (no change). A total of 14,116 people have tested negative in Brookings County (13 new), and 137 people in the county have been hospitalized at some point, the state reported.
There are no COVID-19 occupied hospital beds at the Brookings Hospital, the SDDOH website reported Monday.
The number of COVID-19 cases in South Dakota rose to 124,356 (17 new – 13 confirmed and four probable) as of midday Monday, according to the South Dakota Department of Health.
Of the statewide cases, 215 are classified as active (down by six from Friday). As of Monday, 122,115 people have recovered (19 new), 6,945 South Dakotans have been hospitalized at some point, 26 people are currently hospitalized (down by eight) for transmission-based precautions, and 2,026 people with COVID have died (no change).
The SDDOH website reports 359,867 people (291 new) have tested negative in South Dakota.
The SDDOH website reported midday Monday that 672,137 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 359,869 people in South Dakota, as reported to the S.D. Immunization Information System.
In Brookings County, 27,239 vaccine doses have been administered to 14,729 people, the SDDOH website reports. As of Monday, 42% of the total county population has received at least one vaccine dose, and 49.4% of those 12 years and older in Brookings County have received at least one vaccine dose.
The SDDOH reports 55.8% of the state population age 12 and older has received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine from the state or federal allocation, and 51% of the state’s 12-and-older population has completed its vaccination series.
Learn more at www.covid.sd.gov.