Coronavirus cases top 110,000 in Mississippi

Deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the state rise to 351

Coronavirus cases top 110,000 in Mississippi
COVID-19 cases rise to more than 110,000 in Mississippi, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. (Source: WBRC)

JACKSON, Miss. (WDAM) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reports the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state has risen to more than 110,000.

MSDH reported 751 new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths on Saturday, bringing the state total to 110,006 cases and 3,171 deaths.

One new death was attributed to COVID-19 in Jones County.

Positive test results may have been made during the past several days and represent individuals who became ill a week ago or more.

In the 10 Pine Belt counties, 12,651 COVID-19 cases and 351 deaths have been reported:

  • Covington: 908 cases, 25 deaths
  • Forrest: 2,927 cases, 77 deaths
  • Greene: 447 cases, 17 deaths
  • Jasper: 660 cases, 16 deaths
  • Jefferson Davis: 393 cases, 11 deaths
  • Jones: 2,816 cases, 82 deaths
  • Lamar: 2,120 cases, 38 deaths
  • Marion: 926 cases, 42 deaths
  • Perry: 475 cases, 22 deaths
  • Wayne: 979 cases, 21 deaths

MSDH also is reporting 94,165 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.

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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, people have 941,532 been tested for coronavirus in Mississippi.

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