JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported on Saturday 1,553 new coronavirus cases and 10 new coronavirus deaths.
Of those new deaths, four of them happened locally between November 22 and November 27 — two in Lafayette County and one each in Benton and Itawamba counties.
With the new cases, the state now has 149,940 total cases and 3,779 total deaths since the first case was reported in March.
The state health agency estimates 121,637 people have recovered from the virus.