The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 749 new cases of COVID-19.
Today’s report brings the state’s total number of cases up to 119,336. With the confirmation of *18 additional deaths, 3,328 Mississippians have now passed away from the virus.
*MSDH Note: 13 COVID-19 related deaths occurred between July 31 and October 25, identified from death certificate reports.
Overall hospitalizations have once again surpassed 600 in the most recent data from the MSDH.
As a reminder, earlier this week, Governor Tate Reeves expanded his recent executive order placing seven additional counties under a mask mandate and stricter social distancing guidelines.
As of Monday, an estimated 101,385 Mississippians have recovered from COVID-19.