JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 296 new COVID-19 cases and 0 new deaths Monday, Oct. 12.
MSDH updates its case totals each morning based on test results from the previous day.
As of Monday, Oct. 12, there have been 105,228 total cases of the virus since mid-March, which is when the state reported its first case. There have been 3,101 total deaths.
The state health department estimates there have been 90,577 recoveries. The MSDH usually updates its estimated recoveries total once a week.