COVID-19 in Mississippi: 115,763 cases, 3,263 deaths reported by health dept.

Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus (May 2020)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 115,763.

The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 675 new cases and 8 new deaths Monday.

So far, 3,263 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

The number of tests administered in the state totals 941,532 as of October 10. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.

An estimated 97,675 people have recovered from the virus.

On March 19, the first in-state death from the virus was reported of a man from Hancock County.

Mississippi Department of Health has a hotline open 24 hours, 7 days a week for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.

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