On Tuesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) confirmed 5,825 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 918,874. With 27 additional deaths, 12,821 Mississippians have now passed away as a result of the virus. Additionally, there are currently 167 ongoing outbreaks in long-term care facilities.
Mississippi is averaging 1,163 daily cases, a 5% decrease from two weeks ago. As of September 1, 1,563,903 Mississippians were fully vaccinated.
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