JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 74,555.
The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 1,348 new cases and 36 new deaths Wednesday.
So far, 2,163 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.
The number of tests done in the state totals 541,254 as of August 17. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.
An estimated 56,577 people have recovered from the virus.