No new COVID-19 cases in Warren County for second day

No new COVID-19 cases in Warren County for second day

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For the second day in a row, the Mississippi State Department of Health reports no new COVID-19 cases or deaths in Warren County. The total number of cases in the county is 133. The county’s death toll from the virus stands at four. Two residents of long-term care facilities are among the dead. The county has 34 cases in one long-term care facility under investigation, an increase of one case since Sunday.

Statewide, MSDH reports 136 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the total cumulative confirmed cases in Mississippi to 11,432.

MSDH also reports seven additional Mississippians died of COVID-19. bringing the number of deaths in the state to 528.

County Number of deaths reported Monday
Kemper 1
Lowndes 1
Neshoba 1
Scott 1
Yalobusha 1

Two of the deaths were identified through death certificate reports.

County Deaths
Clarke 1
Newton 1

Deaths and new cases were reported as of 6 p.m. Sunday, May 17. MSDH reports new statistics on the COVID-19 coronavirus each morning based on the previous day’s testing and death reports.

MSDH is also reporting the number of estimated COVID-19 cases presumed recovered in Mississippi. That number is 7,681 through May 17. This figure will be updated weekly.

The Vicksburg Daily News will provide additional information from the MSDH in this story as soon as possible