Mississippi coronavirus case averages on rise again, statistics show
Mississippi’s 7- and 14-day, daily average of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases rose Sunday with the latest statistics released by the Mississippi State Department of Health.
The state reported 626 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
The state also reported 3 more deaths Sunday from the prior day.
Through Sunday’s statistics, 580 deaths have been reported in August from COVID-19.
With eight days remaining, August is already the second-deadliest month on record.
July is currently the deadliest month on record for Mississippi with 593 reported deaths.
August appears on track to eclipse that number as the daily average number of deaths reported in August is more than 32-percent higher than July’s daily average.
In total, 77,894 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes more than 56,000 of those cases have recovered.
A total of 2,240 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.
The 7-day, daily average of new cases rose to 823 with Sunday’s update. It was the first time in 10 days that figure was above 800.
The 14-day, daily average rose to 766 cases per day.
Totals of all reported COVID-19 cases for 2020, including those in long-term care (LTC) facilities.
The numbers in this table are provisional. County case numbers and deaths may change as investigation finds new or additional information. The data provided below is the most current available.
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