JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 161 new COVID-19 cases and 2 new deaths on Thursday, April 29.
New COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH as of 3 p.m. Wednesday. Two deaths occurred on April 23 in the counties below:
- Leflore 1
- Marion 1
As of Thursday, April 29, there have been 311,654 total cases of the virus since mid-March, which is when the state reported its first case. There have been 7,195 total deaths.
The state health department estimates there have been 300,323 recoveries.