JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 961 new cases of the coronavirus and eight new deaths, as of Tuesday afternoon.
Seven deaths occurred between July 13 and July 20 in Hinds (2), Lee, Simpson, Stone, Warren and Yazoo counties.
A death certificate confirmed one death happened on Feb. 22 in Scott County.
Since the onset of the pandemic in Mississippi, the MSDH has reported 330,664 total cases and 7,485 total deaths.
During the same time period, the MSDH also reported 315,209 recoveries.