BROOKINGS – The state is reporting 14 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths in South Dakota Monday.
None of the new cases are in Brookings County.
Brookings County cases remain at 4,231 total cases: 4,190 of those people have recovered (no change), with four active cases (no change) and 37 deaths (no change). A total of 14,027 people have tested negative in Brookings County (13 new), and 146 people in the county have been hospitalized at some point, the state reported.
The county is in the “moderate” community spread category.
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 124,273 (14 new – 14 confirmed) as of midday Monday, according to the South Dakota Department of Health.
Of the statewide cases, 242 are classified as active (down by 24 from Friday). As of Monday, 122,009 people have recovered (36 new), 7,177 South Dakotans have been hospitalized at some point, 40 people are currently hospitalized (up by three) for transmission-based precautions, and 2,022 people with COVID have died (no change).
The SDDOH website reports 357,934 people (437 new) have tested negative in South Dakota.
The SDDOH website reported midday Monday that 660,044 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 354,727 people in South Dakota, as reported to the S.D. Immunization Information System.
Doses administered by Indian Health Services, Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Department of Defense and Bureau of Prisons are not included in the state’s vaccine count.
In Brookings County, 26,517 vaccine doses have been administered to 14,501 people, the SDDOH website reports. As of Monday, 41.3% of the total county population has received at least one vaccine dose, and 48.6% of those 12 years and older in Brookings County have received at least one vaccine dose.
The SDDOH reports 55.1% 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 49.9% of the state’s 12-and-older population has completed its vaccination series.
Learn more at www.covid.sd.gov.