JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The state health department reported 322 new cases of the coronavirus and 17 new deaths Saturday, May 16.
In the Mississippi State Department of Health's (MSDH) latest report, the following counties reported deaths:
- Hinds - 2
- Lincoln - 1
- Marshall - 1
- Neshoba - 2
- Pike - 1
Of the 17 new deaths, two confirmed virus-related deaths from May 4–5 were identified through death certificate reports.
The two additional deaths were reported in the following counties:
- Chickasaw - 1
- Madison - 1
MSDH's latest report estimates 6,268 people have recovered from the virus.