COVID-19 in Mississippi: 149,940 cases, 3,779 deaths reported by health dept.
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 149,940.
The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 1,553 new cases and 10 new deaths Saturday.
So far, 3,779 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.
The number of tests administered in the state totals 1,287,816 as of November 21. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.
An estimated 121,637 people have recovered from the virus.
On March 19, the first in-state death from the virus was reported of a man from Hancock County.
Mississippi Department of Health has a hotline open 24 hours, 7 days a week for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.
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