Over 1,600 new COVID cases reported in Mississippi

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The Mississippi Department of Health is reporting 1,638 more cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi.

This report brings the state’s total number of cases, since the pandemic began, to 140, 429.

Here are the top five counties with the most reported cases:

9,358 DeSoto
9,338 Hinds
6,666 Harrison
5,947 Jackson
5,078 Rankin

With the confirmation of 23 additional deaths, 3,642 Mississippians have passed away from the virus. Health officials say 17 of thosedeathsoccurred onNovember 14th and November 19th in the following counties:

County Total
Attala 3
Copiah 1
DeSoto 2
Hinds 4
Jackson 1
Madison 2
Oktibbehah 1
Pontotoc 1
Rankin 1
Tishomingo 1

SixCOVID-19 relateddeaths occurred from October 31st to November 13th, identified from death certificate reports in the following counties.

County Total
DeSoto 2
Harrison 1
Marshall 2
Sharkey 1

There are currently 170 ongoing outbreaks in long-term care facilities.

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