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MSDH: 432 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths reported on Wednesday in Miss.

The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 512,632...
The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 512,632 and 10,262, respectively.(WDBJ)
Published: Nov. 24, 2021 at 4:32 PM CST
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JACKSON, Miss. (WDAM) – The Mississippi State Department of Health said Wednesday that more than 400  new COVID-19 cases have been reported.

MSDH said Wednesday that 432 new coronavirus cases had been reported as of Tuesday.

Nine new deaths were also reported with five deaths happening between Nov. 19 and  Nov. 23. Four deaths were recorded between May 24 and Nov. 11  from death certificates.

The latest figures brought the state’s total cases and deaths since February 2020 to 512,632 and 10,262, respectively.

Around 24 new cases and zero deaths were reported in the Pine Belt.

In the eight Pine Belt counties, around 57,025 COVID-19 cases and 1,047 deaths have been reported since February 2020:

  • Covington: 4,328 cases, 95 deaths
  • Forrest: 13,741 cases, 259 deaths
  • Jasper: 3,401 cases, 66 deaths
  • Jones: 14,086 cases, 247 deaths
  • Lamar: 10,644 cases, 140 deaths
  • Marion: 4,265 cases, 112 deaths
  • Perry: 2,133 cases, 56 deaths
  • Wayne: 4,427 cases, 72 deaths

MSDH last reported 497,191 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, 3,189,937 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered statewide with 1,403,433 people fully vaccinated.

COVID-19 vaccinations for Mississippians are available at no cost from MSDH sites around the state, local pharmacies and healthcare providers.

Vaccinations for children, ages 5 - 11, will be available from county health departments starting Monday, Nov. 8. Appointments can be made online.

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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