JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 796 new COVID-19 cases and 2 new deaths Monday, July 12.
The new cases and deaths were reported to the MSDH during a three-day period: July 9 through July 11.
That's an average of 265 cases per day.
One death occurred on July 9 in the county below:
- Chickasaw 1
One death occurred on July 4, identified from death certificate reports.
- Hinds 1
As of Monday, July 12, there have been 324,853 total cases of the virus since mid-March 2020, which is when the state reported its first case. There have been 7,441 total deaths.
The state health department estimates there have been 312,956 recoveries.