JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 970 new COVID-19 cases and 8 new deaths Thursday, Oct. 29.
New COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH as of 6 p.m. Wednesday. Eight deaths occurred between October 23 and October 27 in the counties below.
- Benton - 1
- Chickasaw - 1
- George - 1
- Hinds - 1
- Itawamba - 1
- Marion - 1
- Newton - 1
- Panola - 1
As of Thursday, Oct. 29, there have been 118,587 total cases of the virus since mid-March, which is when the state reported its first case. There have been 3,310 total deaths.
The state health department estimates there have been 101,385 recoveries.