MSDH: No new deaths, less than 100 new COVID-19 cases reported

MSDH: No new deaths, less than 100 new COVID-19 cases reported
The eight-county Pine Belt reported nine new COVID-19 cases Monday. (Source: WDBJ)

JACKSON, Miss. (WDAM) - The latest daily count of new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi came in at less than 100.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 76 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths Monday.

The eight-county Pine Belt reported nine new cases Monday.

The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 304,695 and 7,001, respectively.

In the eight Pine Belt counties, 32,965 COVID-19 cases and 667 deaths have been reported since February 2020:

  • Covington: 2,531 cases, 80 deaths
  • Forrest: 7,470 cases, 143 deaths
  • Jasper: 2,188 cases, 47 deaths
  • Jones: 8,244 cases, 156 deaths
  • Lamar: 6,042 cases, 84 deaths
  • Marion: 2,639 cases, 78 deaths
  • Perry: 1,245 cases, 38 deaths
  • Wayne: 2,606 cases, 41 deaths

MSDH also is reporting 290,537 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, 1,175,440 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered statewide with nearly 451,000 people being fully vaccinated.

Vaccinations currently are being offered to all Mississippians who are 16 years old and older with the exception of the one-dose, Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which requires a minimum age of 18.

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

To date, 2,610,281 tests have been administered for coronavirus in Mississippi.

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