JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 215 new COVID-19 cases and 0 new deaths Monday, Oct. 5.
MSDH updates its case totals each morning based on test results from the previous day.
As of Monday, Oct. 5, there have been 100,703 total cases of the virus since mid-March, which is when the state reported its first case. There have been 3,013 total deaths.
The state health department estimates there have been 89,737 recoveries. The MSDH usually updates its estimated recoveries total once a week.