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MSDH confirms 1,044 new COVID-19 cases in weekly report

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On Tuesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) confirmed 1,044 new cases of COVID-19.

The seven-day update brings the state’s total number of recorded cases since the onset of the pandemic to 936,814. With 12 additional deaths, 13,017 Mississippians have now passed away as a result of the virus. Additionally, there are currently 34 ongoing outbreaks in long-term care facilities.

Mississippi is averaging 196 daily cases, a 12% increase from two weeks ago. As of October 1, 1,567,597 Mississippians were fully vaccinated.

To view the full MSDH report, click here.

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