JACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 77,268.
The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 945 new cases and 23 new deaths Saturday.
So far, 2,237 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 56,577 people have recovered from the virus