One new COVID-19 case in Brookings Co. Thursday, June 24

13 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths reported in South Dakota Thursday

BROOKINGS – The state is reporting 13 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths in South Dakota Thursday.

One of the new cases is in Brookings County.

Brookings County cases have risen to 4,235 total cases (one new probable): 4,194 of those people have recovered (no change) with four active cases (up by one) and 37 deaths (no change). A total of 14,208 people have tested negative in Brookings County (eight new), and 135 people in the county have been hospitalized at some point, the state reported.

The county is in the “minimal” community spread category.

The number of COVID-19 cases in South Dakota rose to 124,478 (11 new confirmed plus two new probable) as of midday Thursday, according to the South Dakota Department of Health.

Of the statewide cases, 164 are classified as active (up by two from Wednesday). As of Thursday, 122,285 people have recovered (eight new), 6,864 South Dakotans have been hospitalized at some point, 18 people are currently hospitalized (down by two) for transmission-based precautions, and 2,029 people with COVID have died (no change).

The SDDOH website reports 362,843 people (343 new) have tested negative in South Dakota.

The SDDOH website reported midday Thursday that 683,539 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to 364,704 people in South Dakota, as reported to the S.D. Immunization Information System.

In Brookings County, 27,645 vaccine doses have been administered to 14,880 people, the SDDOH website reports. As of Thursday, 42.4% of the total county population has received at least one vaccine dose, and 49.9% of those 12 years and older in Brookings County have received at least one vaccine dose.

The SDDOH reports 56.5% 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 52% of the state’s 12-and-older population has completed its vaccination series.

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