JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 284 new COVID-19 cases and 3 new deaths Friday, April 2.
New COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH as of 3 p.m. Thursday. Two deaths occurred on March 30, 2021, in the counties below:
- Pike 1
- Winston 1
One additional confirmed COVID-19 related death was reported on August 18, 2020, among Mississippians through death certificate reports.
- Yazoo 1
As of Friday, April 2, there have been 305,701 total cases of the virus since mid-March 2020, which is when the state reported its first case. There have been 7,051 total deaths.
The state health department estimates there have been 292,872 recoveries.