MSDH confirms 552 new COVID-19 cases, 24 additional deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 552 new cases of COVID-19. 

Today’s report brings the state’s total number of cases up to 94,573. With the confirmation of *24 additional deaths, 2,870 Mississippians have now passed away from the virus. 

*MSDH Note: 10 COVID-19 related deaths occurred between August 31 and September 14, identified from death certificate reports.

In the latest data posted by the MSDH, overall hospitalizations continue to hover just above 500. 

As of Monday, the MSDH is able to estimate that 85,327 Mississippians have recovered from COVID-19. This would place the number of active cases around 6,400.