JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 870 news cases of coronavirus Thursday.
The new numbers include 10 deaths. The local deaths were reported in Lowndes, Oktibbeha and Winston Counties.
MSDH says there are now 28,770 cases and 1092 deaths since the coronavirus pandemic entered the state in March.
The department estimates 19,288 people have recovered.
MSDH says 101 long-term care facilities are reporting postive cases.
The agency is also reporting an increase in the number of hospitalizations across the state from the virus.