Mississippi coronavirus cases creep higher with Friday’s latest stats; Here are the county by county numbers.
Mississippi’s trailing averages of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases rose slightly Friday after a larger-than-average number of new cases were reported.
On Friday, the state reported 853 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
The state also reported 15 new deaths Friday. Of the deaths reported Friday, 5 actually occurred between August 26 and September 4.
In total, 89,175 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 74,000 of those cases have recovered.
A total of 2,670 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.
The 7-day, daily average of new cases rose to 462 with Friday’s update.
The 14-day, daily average rose to 563 cases per day.
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