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The State Department of Health confirmed the first death in Brown County as a result of COVID-19 Wednesday.  State health officials confirmed four deaths across South Dakota, bringing the total to 54. 


The deaths included two men and two women and were in the age ranges of 30-39, 50-59, and two 60-60. 


57 new cases of COVID-19 were reported as well, putting the state’s total of active COVID-19 cases to 1,037.  Two new cases were confirmed in Brown county, putting the counties active cases at 75.