According to the Mississippi State Health Department website, the new total has reached 377 positive cases of the coronavirus in the state as well as 2 deaths, with a new one being reported today.
Thats 57 new cases of the virus since yesterday. 1,943 Mississippians have been tested for the virus as of today and 19.4% are seeing positive results.
The virus has spread to 61 of Mississippi’s 82 counties. Hinds County does still have the most cases with 38 positive Coronavirus cases, Desoto County is in second with 36 cases.
The new death reported today was a 60-65 year old male from Holmes County with underlying health conditions. The man died while hospitalized.
As always, remember to wash your hands as much as possible, stay home if you are sick, and stay away from gatherings with more than 10 people.
Below is a map of the Mississippi counties infected: