JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 862 new COVID-19 cases and 6 new deaths Friday, Oct. 9.
MSDH updates its case totals each morning based on test results from the previous day.
New COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH as of 6 p.m. Thursday. Six deaths occurred between September 19 and October 8 in the counties below.
- Bolivar - 1
- Desoto - 2
- Newton - 1
- Sunflower - 1
- Walthall - 1
As of Friday, Oct. 9, there have been 103,681 total cases of the virus since mid-March, which is when the state reported its first case. There have been 3,080 total deaths.
The state health department estimates there have been 90,577 recoveries. The MSDH usually updates its estimated recoveries total once a week.