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MSDH: 514 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths reported Friday in Miss.

The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 506,556...
The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 506,556 and 10,148, respectively.
Published: Nov. 5, 2021 at 2:24 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WDAM) – The Mississippi State Department of Health said Friday that more than 500 new COVID-19 cases had been reported.

MSDH said Friday that 514 new coronavirus cases had been reported as of Thursday

Fourteen new deaths were also reported with seven deaths happening between Oct. 22 and Nov. 4. Seven more deaths were recorded between Aug. 8 and Oct. 22 from death certificates.

The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 506,556 and 10,148, respectively.

According to Thursday’s report, around 44 new cases and 1 death were reported in the Pine Belt. The death was recorded in Forrest County.

In the eight Pine Belt counties, around 56,493 COVID-19 cases and 1,031 deaths have been reported since February 2020:

  • Covington: 4,309 cases, 95 deaths
  • Forrest: 13,555 cases, 254 deaths
  • Jasper: 3,377 cases, 65 deaths
  • Jones: 13,947 cases, 243 deaths
  • Lamar: 10,556 cases, 138 deaths
  • Marion: 4,244 cases, 108 deaths
  • Perry: 2,091 cases, 56 deaths
  • Wayne: 4,414 cases, 72 deaths

MSDH last reported 490,381 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, 3,042,651 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered statewide with 1,384,258 people fully vaccinated.

MSDH currently provides free vaccinations at county health departments and special community locations for anyone 12 years of age or older. This may be updated in the coming days.

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.