Surge in Coronavirus cases for Mississippi


JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI)-  A record-breaking day for Covid-19 in Mississippi.

The number of new cases hit 1,775 Thursday. That’s the highest one day total of cases since tracking started in mid March.

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48 Mississippians lost their lives in the latest reporting period. Total cases in the state now stands at 57,159 with deaths climbing to 1,611.

A breakdown of statistics can be found on the MSDH website.