MSDH confirms 517 new COVID-19 cases, 33 additional deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 517 new cases of COVID-19. 

With today’s report, the state’s total number of cases rises to 88,322. With the confirmation of *33 additional deaths, 2,656 Mississippians have passed away from the virus. 

*MSDH Note: 13 confirmed COVID-19 related deaths between August 7 and September 1, identified from death certificate reports.

The latest data from the MSDH shows that overall hospitalizations continue to decline in Mississippi. 

Cases among Mississippi’s 18-29-year-old population are approaching 20,000. 

As of Monday, the MSDH is able to estimate that 74,098 Mississippians have recovered from COVID-19.