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COVID-19 in Mississippi: 4,991 new cases reported Mon.

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Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 9:13 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 30, 2021 at 8:43 AM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 4,991 new cases and 13 new deaths on August 2.

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 348,496 as of August 2.

So far, 7,556 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

An estimated 317,559 people have recovered from the virus.

Click here for county-by-county totals.

The newest MSDH report shows 1,032,928 people are fully vaccinated and 2,179,725 doses have been administered in total.

On March 19, 2020, the first in-state death from the virus was reported of a man from Hancock County.

Mississippi Department of Health has a hotline open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.

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