JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 249 new COVID-19 cases and 0 new deaths Tuesday, Sept. 8.
MSDH updates its case totals each morning based on test results from the previous day.
As of Monday, Sept. 8, there have been 87,379 total cases of the virus since mid-March, which is when the state reported its first case. There have been 2,585 total deaths.
The state health department estimates there have been 67,918 recoveries. The MSDH usually updates its estimated recoveries total once a week.