Covid cases return to four digit new case count


JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI)-  The break in four-digit new coronavirus case counts ends at one day with a surge being reported Tuesday.

The Mississippi Department of Health says it counts 1,342 new cases in the 24 hour period ending Monday at 6 p.m. 42 deaths were also reported in that same time frame including fatalities in Lee, Lowndes, and Monroe.

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That brings the state’s total to 54,299 cases with 1,543 deaths.