JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported on Christmas 1,527 new coronavirus cases and 6 new coronavirus deaths.
Out of the new deaths, one occurred in Marshall County, and one occurred in Pontotoc County.
With the new cases, Mississippi's case count for the pandemic is up to 204,178.
The death toll for the pandemic climbed to 4,562
The state health department estimates there have been 154,669 recoveries.