MSDH: New daily coronavirus cases slip to less than 100

No new COVID-19-related deaths reported statewide

MSDH: New daily coronavirus cases slip to less than 100
Eight-county Pine Belt daily COVIUD-19 case count rose by 10 with no new deaths reported Monday. (Source: WDBJ)

JACKSON, Miss. (WDAM) - The latest daily count of new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi dropped to less than 100 statewide and 10 in the eight-county Pine Belt

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 95 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths Monday.

The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 302,932 and 6,956.

In the eight Pine Belt counties, 32,862 COVID-19 cases and 664 deaths have been reported since February 2020:

  • Covington: 2,528 cases, 80 deaths
  • Forrest: 7,462 cases, 142 deaths
  • Jasper: 2,181 cases, 47 deaths
  • Jones: 8,201 cases, 154 deaths
  • Lamar: 6,017 cases, 84 deaths
  • Marion: 2,632 cases, 78 deaths
  • Perry: 1,241 cases, 38 deaths
  • Wayne: 2,600 cases, 41 deaths

MSDH also is reporting 287,341 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.

According to MSDH, more than 987,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered statewide with more than 363,000 people being fully vaccinated. Vaccinations are currently being offered to the following:

  • Teachers, staff and employees in K-12, preschool or childcare settings
  • First responders: Law enforcement, public safety, fire services and emergency management officials
  • Adults aged 50 and older.
  • Anyone 16 to 49 years old with a chronic health condition that may put them at higher risk from COVID-19.
  • Healthcare personnel and residents of long-term care facilities.

Click here to schedule a vaccination appointment.

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

To date, 2,560,505 million tests have been administered for coronavirus in Mississippi.

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