Mississippi Dept. of Health reports 1,767 new COVID-19 cases, 91 deaths Tuesday morning

(WXXV) — The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting an additional 1,767 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 91 deaths as of Tuesday morning.

In the southernmost six counties of Mississippi, the numbers of COVID-19 cases were as follows:

  • George — 1,773 (24 new)
  • Hancock — 2,167 (29 new)
  • Harrison — 11,334 (106 new)
  • Jackson — 9,057 (69 new)
  • Pearl River — 2,773 (37 new)
  • Stone — 1,252 (17 new)

Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases now stands at 210,032, with 4,719 deaths.

Among cases and deaths already reported, MSDH has identified 56 new cases in residents of long-term care facilities, and 13 deaths. There are currently 244 ongoing outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities.

182,103 people in Mississippi are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.

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