The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 599 new cases of COVID-19.
Today’s report brings the state’s total number of cases up to 81,294. With the confirmation of *14 additional deaths, 2,413 Mississippians have now passed away from the virus.
*MSDH Note: 5 confirmed COVID-19 related deaths between July 26 and August 19, identified from death certificate reports.
The latest hospital data (Thursday’s report) shows that overall hospitalizations have dipped below 700.
For more data from the MSDH, click here.