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71 new COVID-19 cases bring Mississippi’s total to 320

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COVID-19 Update

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting an additional 71 confirmed cases of COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing the state’s total to 320. As of Tuesday morning, March 24, only one death has been reported.

Warren County is still reporting no cases.

MSDH is also reporting that individuals over 70 now make up the majority of cases at 68; however, those in the 40 to 49 and 60 to 69 age groups are also showing infections, with 57 and 55 cases respectively. No age group is unaffected, while those under 18 are showing low rates, with only 5 cases reported.

Males are being infected at a higher rate than females, consisting of 60 percent of Mississippi’s cases.

Twenty-seven percent of those infected require hospitalization.

As of March 23, 1,872 Mississippians have been tested.

For more information, visit the MSDH website.

All Mississippi cases

County Cases Deaths
Adams 2 0
Attala 3 0
Bolivar 4 0
Chickasaw 6 0
Choctaw 1 0
Clay 1 0
Coahoma 11 0
Copiah 5 0
De Soto 29 0
Forrest 14 0
Franklin 3 0
George 1 0
Grenada 2 0
Hancock 5 1
Harrison 24 0
Hinds 31 0
Holmes 6 0
Humphreys 1 0
Itawamba 3 0
Jackson 10 0
Jones 1 0
Lafayette 8 0
Lamar 2 0
Lawrence 2 0
Leake 2 0
Lee 12 0
Leflore 10 0
Lincoln 4 0
Lowndes 6 0
Madison 14 0
Marion 1 0
Marshall 3 0
Monroe 3 0
Montgomery 2 0
Newton 1 0
Noxubee 1 0
Oktibbeha 5 0
Panola 2 0
Pearl River 13 0
Perry 1 0
Pike 7 0
Pontotoc 2 0
Rankin 13 0
Scott 2 0
Simpson 1 0
Smith 1 0
Sunflower 3 0
Tallahatchie 2 0
Tate 1 0
Tippah 11 0
Tunica 3 0
Union 1 0
Walthall 2 0
Washington 5 0
Webster 2 0
Wilkinson 4 0
Winston 2 0
Yazoo 3 0
Total 320 1

 

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