JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The state health department reported 136 new cases of the coronavirus and seven new deaths Monday, May 18.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) updates its case totals each morning based on test results from the previous day.
New coronavirus-related deaths reported to MSDH as of 6 p.m. Sunday, May 17:
Kemper - 1
Lowndes - 1
Neshoba - 1
Scott - 1
Yalobusha - 1
Two confirmed coronavirus-related deaths on May 5 were identified through death certificate reports:
Clarke - 1
Newton - 1
As of Monday, May 18, MSDH estimates 7,681 people have recovered from the virus.