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.