JACKSON, Miss. (BenCaxton) – The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 79,206.
The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 801 new cases and 67 new deaths Tuesday.
So far, 2,315 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.
The number of tests done in the state totals 576,188 as of August 21. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.
An estimated 62,707 people have recovered from the virus.