MSDH confirms 190 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting just 190 new cases of COVID-19. 

Today’s report — the second straight day under 200 new cases — brings the state’s total number of cases up to 97,049. With the confirmation of *2 additional deaths, 2,921 Mississippians have now passed away from the virus. 

*MSDH Note: Both deaths occurred on September 26. 

The latest hospital data from the MSDH shows a significant decrease in overall hospitalizations. 

Recovery estimates have not yet been updated for this week.