JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported Saturday 1,210 new coronavirus cases and 26 new deaths from the virus.
The new positive test results are as of 6 p.m. Friday.
The latest deaths include four in Lee County and one each in the following local counties: Benton, Chickasaw, Lafayette, Monroe and Prentiss.
Since March, there have been 66,646 cases and 1,874 deaths since the first case was diagnosed in Mississippi in March.