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The Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed 599 new cases and 14 new deaths Friday.

ACKSON, Miss. (Ben Caxton) – The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 81,294. The Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed 599 new cases and 14 new deaths Friday.

So far, 2,413 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

The number of tests done in the state totals 613,143 as of August 27. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.

An estimated 62,707 people have recovered from the virus. View data charts here.

 

Number of cases by county (through August 27):

Adams – 773; 31 deaths

Alcorn – 610; 6 deaths

Amite – 271; 7 deaths

Attala – 578; 25 deaths

Benton – 193; 1 death

Bolivar – 1,436; 48 deaths

Calhoun – 466; 10 deaths

Carroll – 289; 11 deaths

Chickasaw – 578; 20 deaths

Choctaw – 154; 4 deaths

Claiborne – 432; 16 deaths

Clarke – 431; 28 deaths

Clay – 467; 14 deaths

Coahoma – 959; 17 deaths

Copiah – 1,051; 31 deaths

Covington – 710; 17 deaths

DeSoto – 4,509; 43 deaths

Forrest – 2,104; 61 deaths

Franklin – 174; 3 deaths

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