15,501 COVID-19 cases confirmed, 11 additional deaths reported statewide

15,501 COVID-19 cases confirmed, 11 additional deaths reported statewide
In the Pine Belt, four new death were reported, with three from Jones County and one from Jefferson Davis. (Source: Mississippi State Department of Health)

MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) - The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported that the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has reached over 15,500.

MSDH reported 272 new COVID-19 cases and 11 additional deaths Sunday, bringing the total to 15,501 cases and 734 deaths across the state.

In the Pine Belt, four new death were reported, with three from Jones County and one from Jefferson Davis.

In the 10 Pine Belt counties, 2,216 COVID-19 cases and 94 deaths have been reported:

  • Covington: 164 cases; 2 deaths
  • Forrest: 564: cases; 38 deaths
  • Greene: 13 cases; 1 death
  • Jasper: 163 cases; 4 deaths
  • Jefferson Davis: 77 cases; 3 deaths
  • Jones: 629 cases; 28 deaths
  • Lamar: 238 cases; 5 deaths
  • Marion: 114 cases: 9 deaths
  • Perry: 50 cases; 3 deaths
  • Wayne: 204 cases; 1 death

MSDH reports 9,401 Mississippians are presumed to have recovered from the coronavirus.

Use the interactive map below to see a county-by-county breakdown of COVID-19 cases.

Coronavirus tests are available at locations across the state. Click here to find a testing location near you.

In the Pine Belt, tests are available at the following locations:

  • SeMRHI – Beaumont Family Health Center in Beaumont
  • SeMRHI – Brooklyn Family Health Center in Brooklyn
  • Covington County Hospital in Collins
  • Pioneer Healthcare, LLC in Collins, Columbia, Hattiesburg and Laurel
  • Fast Pace Health Urgent Care in Ellisville, Columbia, Waynesboro and Wiggins
  • Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg
  • Cough & Fever Clinic (a service of Forrest General and Hattiesburg Clinic) in Hattiesburg
  • Gentle Touch Home Care in Hattiesburg
  • Maxem Health Urgent Care Hattiesburg
  • SeMRHI – Minor Care Clinic in Hattiesburg
  • Southeast MS Rural Health Initiative in Hattiesburg
  • South Central Emergency Department in Laurel
  • East Jones Family Medicine in Laurel
  • Family Health Center in Laurel
  • SeMRHI – Lumberton Family Health Center in Lumberton
  • SeMRHI – New Augusta Family Health Center in New Augusta
  • Maxem Health Urgent Care Petal
  • SeMRHI – Seminary Family Health Center in Seminary
  • Coastal Family Health Center in State Line
  • SeMRHI – Sumrall Family Health Center in Sumrall
  • Arthur E Wood Medical Clinic in Waynesboro

Health officials said patients must have symptoms of COVID-19, which include a fever of 100.4 and severe cough or chest pain, to be tested. Anyone wanting to be tested should call ahead to make arrangements first.

To date, more than 179,466 people have been tested for coronavirus in Mississippi.

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