MSDH reports 173 new cases of COVID-19 with 5 deaths

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For the second straight day, the Mississippi State Department of Health has reported less than 200 new cases of COVID-19.

This morning, the MSDH confirmed 173 new cases of COVID-19 with an additional 5 Mississippians passing away from the virus. This brings the states total number of cases up to 9,674 with 435 COVID-19-related deaths.

The department now estimates that 6,268 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Mississippi – a recovery rate of nearly 65%.

After Mississippi saw the largest one-day rise in its total number of cases on Friday (404), the reported number of cases on Saturday fell to 288 and 123 on Sunday.

For additional data from the MSDH, click here.

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