MSDH confirms 737 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 737 new cases of COVID-19. 

Today’s report — the highest number of new cases since last Thursday — brings the state’s total up to 95,310. With the confirmation of *4 additional deaths, 2,874 Mississippians have now passed away from the virus. 

*MSDH Note: 1 COVID-19 related death occurred on August 14, identified from a Tennessee death certificate report.

In the latest data from the MSDH (Wednesday’s report), overall hospitalizations showed a slight uptick. 

As of Monday, the MSDH is able to estimate that 85,327 Mississippians have recovered from COVID-19.