JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported on Friday 1,638 new coronavirus cases and 19 new deaths.
Out of those deaths, three of them happened in Attala County, and one each occurred in Oktibbeha, Pontotoc and Tishomingo counties.
Mississippi now has 140,429 total cases and 3,642 total deaths linked to the coronavirus since the pandemic started in March.
State health workers estimate there have been 116,683 recoveries from the virus.