JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 672 new cases of the coronavirus and 20 new deaths Friday.
The agency updates its case totals each day based on test results from the previous day.
Of the new deaths, three of them happened locally. Two deaths occurred in Itawamba County, and one occurred in Pontotoc County.
The overall totals with the new cases are 99,558 cases and 2,999 deaths statewide since the pandemic began in March.