JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,317 new cases of the coronavirus and 8 new deaths as of Thursday afternoon.
Three deaths happened between July 20-21 in Hinds, Rankin and Wayne counties.
Per death certificate reports, the other five deaths happened between July 6-18 in Lee, Pike, Smith and Warren (2) counties.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in Mississippi in March 2020, the MSDH has reported 333,180 total cases and 7,502 total deaths.
During the same period, the MSDH also reported 315,209 recoveries.