The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 517 new cases of COVID-19.
With today’s report, the state’s total number of cases rises to 88,322. With the confirmation of *33 additional deaths, 2,656 Mississippians have passed away from the virus.
*MSDH Note: 13 confirmed COVID-19 related deaths between August 7 and September 1, identified from death certificate reports.
The latest data from the MSDH shows that overall hospitalizations continue to decline in Mississippi.
Cases among Mississippi’s 18-29-year-old population are approaching 20,000.
As of Monday, the MSDH is able to estimate that 74,098 Mississippians have recovered from COVID-19.
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