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Posted on: May 25, 2022

COVID-19 Update | May 25, 2022

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COVID-19: Brookings County

UPDATED: May 25, 2022

The South Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 page is updated weekly and has confirmed:

  • Total Cases: 8,193
  • Active Cases: 54
  • Recovered Individuals: 8,086
  • Spread Category: low based on CDC, High based on SDDOH dashboard

COVID-19: Brookings Epidemiology Updates Video

UPDATED: April 06, 2022



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COVID-19: Local, Regional, and National Weekly Summary

UPDATED: May 25, 2022

Weekly Updates:

Brookings County (low community level; high community transmission [% test positivity = 15%])

  • 8,193 total cases:  28 new cases this week vs. 16 in the previous week.  Of the new cases this past week:
    • 22% were under 20 years of age (vs. 12% in previous week)
    • 32% were 20-39 years (vs. 44% in previous week)
    • 14% were 40-59 years (vs. 19% in previous week)
    • 32% were 60 years or older (vs. 25% in previous week)
  • 223 Brookings County residents have been hospitalized with COVID: 0 new hospitalizations posted this past week compared to 1 in the previous week. Currently, the percentage of staffed beds that are COVID-occupied in the Sioux Empire region is 1.1%.
  • 53 Brookings County residents have died of COVID: 1 death was reported this past week compared to 0 deaths in the previous week.
  • 54% of Brookings County residents have received the full vaccine series, and 26% have received a booster or third shot. 

South Dakota (low community level based on CDC definition)

  • 239,703 cases: 594 new cases this week vs. 475 in the previous week.  Of the new cases this past week:
    • 11% were under 20 years of age (vs. 12% in previous week)
    • 34% were 20-39 years (vs. 27% in previous week)
    • 23% were 40-59 years (vs. 25% in previous week)
    • 32% were 60 years or older (vs. 36% in previous week)
  • 10,841 South Dakota residents have been admitted to in-state hospitals with COVID: 22 were admitted to in-state hospitals this week vs. 21 last week.  Of the new hospital admissions this past week:
    • 5% were under 20 years of age (vs. 14% in previous week)
    • 18% were 20-39 years (vs. 5% in previous week)
    • 19% were 40-59 years (vs. 14% in previous week)
    • 59% were 60 years or older (vs. 67% in previous week)
  • 30 people currently hospitalized vs. 33 hospitalized last Wednesday (3 currently in the ICU vs. 3 last week). Currently, the percentage of staffed beds statewide that are COVID-occupied is 1.3%.
  • 2,928 South Dakotans have died from COVID:  9 deaths were reported this week vs. 2 in the previous week.  Of those who died this past week:  
    • 1 was less than 20 years of age 
    • 8 were 60 years of age & older
  • 54% of South Dakota residents have received the full vaccine series, and 25% have received a booster or third shot.  

USA

  • 85.2 million cases:  767,569 new cases this week vs. 694,687 in the previous week
  • 1.02 million total deaths:  2,239 deaths this week vs. 2,181 in the previous week

Worldwide

  • 528.8 million cases: 5.0 million cases this week vs. 5.4 million in the previous week
  • 6.30 million deaths: 11,277 deaths this week vs. 12,428 in the previous week 

COVID-19: Weekly Data

UPDATED: May 25, 2022

Source: Bonny Specker, Ph. D., South Dakota State University, Division of Research and Economic Development

DOWNLOAD WEEKLY DATA PDF HERE >

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