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MSDH: More than 230 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported Thursday that nearly 927,500 Mississippians...
The Mississippi State Department of Health reported Thursday that nearly 927,500 Mississippians had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.(CDC)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 10:41 AM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WDAM) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reported Friday more than 230 new COVID-19 cases across the state.

MSDH reported 236 additional cases and five new deaths Friday.

One death occurred June 8. Another four deaths were discovered during a review of death certificates between Aug. 17, 2020-June 5, 2021.

The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 319,115 and 7,353, respectively.

In the eight Pine Belt counties, 34,092 COVID-19 cases and 699 deaths have been reported since February 2020:

  • Covington: 2,666 cases, 83 deaths
  • Forrest: 7,810 cases, 153 deaths
  • Jasper: 2,220 cases, 48 deaths
  • Jones: 8,452 cases, 167 deaths
  • Lamar: 6,322 cases, 88 deaths
  • Marion: 2,712 cases, 80 deaths
  • Perry: 1,266 cases, 38 deaths
  • Wayne: 2,644 cases, 42 deaths

MSDH also is reporting 309,178 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, 1,931,409 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered statewide with 927,437 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.

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, 2,822,970 tests have been administered for coronavirus in Mississippi.

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