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MSDH: 493 new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths reported on Monday in Miss.

The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 504,811...
The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 504,811 and 10,098, respectively.(MSDH)
Published: Nov. 1, 2021 at 1:48 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WDAM) – The Mississippi State Department of Health said Monday that more than 400 new COVID-19 cases had been reported.

MSDH said Monday that 493 new coronavirus cases had been reported as of Sunday.

Twenty-three new deaths were also reported, including five between Aug. 18 and Oct. 29. Eighteen deaths were also found in a review of death certificates between Sept. 8 and Oct. 25.

The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 504,811 and 10,098, respectively.

Around 33 new cases and zero deaths were reported in the Pine Belt.

In the eight Pine Belt counties, around 56,407 COVID-19 cases and 1,029 deaths have been reported since February 2020:

  • Covington: 4,305 cases, 94 deaths
  • Forrest: 13,536 cases, 253 deaths
  • Jasper: 3,368 cases, 65 deaths
  • Jones: 13,920 cases, 243 deaths
  • Lamar: 10,546 cases, 138 deaths
  • Marion: 4,239 cases, 108 deaths
  • Perry: 2,081 cases, 56 deaths
  • Wayne: 4,412 cases, 72 deaths

MSDH also reported 486,126 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, 3,010,059 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered statewide with 1,377,363 people fully vaccinated.

MSDH provides free vaccinations at county health departments and special community locations for anyone 12 years of age or older.

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.

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