JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 500 new COVID-19 cases and 8 new deaths Monday, May 3.
The totals appear to include numbers from Saturday and Sunday.
New COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH as of 3 p.m. Sunday. Three deaths occurred between April 29 and April 30 in the counties below:
- Madison 1
- Pearl River 1
- Warren 1
Five deaths occurred between April 16 and April 25, identified from death certificate reports.
- Amite 1
- Forrest 1
- Harrison 1
- Lamar 1
- Lee 1
As of Monday, May 3, there have been 312,400 total cases of the virus since mid-March, which is when the state reported its first case. There have been 7,207 total deaths.
The state health department estimates there have been 300,323 recoveries.