ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports 26 new cases of H1N1 swine flu for last week, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 260.
The new cases were in Coahoma (three), DeSoto (three), Hinds (three), Lauderdale (three), Harrison (two), Bolivar (one), Calhoun (one), Copiah (one), Franklin (one), Jasper (one), Lawrence (one), Lincoln (one), Neshoba (one), Oktibbeha (one), Panola (one), Sunflower (one) and Webster (one) counties.
Since MSDH began testing for H1N1 swine flu, cases have been reported in Harrison (35), Winston (27), Jackson (22), Lamar (17), Forrest (15), Hinds (12), Madison (11), Rankin (10), Lowndes (seven), Coahoma (six), DeSoto (six), Lauderdale (six), Greene (four), Jones (four), Lincoln (four), Monroe (four), Neshoba (four), Oktibbeha (four), Panola (four), Warren (four), Chickasaw (three), Covington (three), George (three), Holmes (three), Scott (three), Webster (three), Yazoo (three), Alcorn (two), Bolivar (two), Copiah (two), Lafayette (two), Lee (two), Perry (two), Sunflower (two), Tishomingo (two), Walthall (two), Attala (one), Calhoun (one), Choctaw (one), Franklin (one), Hancock (one), Jasper (one), Lawrence (one), Leflore (one), Marion (one), Pearl River (one), Pike (one), Prentiss (one), Simpson (one), Smith (one) and Union (one) counties.
County numbers may have slightly changed from previous weeks after case investigation and follow-up.
BEFORE YOU GO…
… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.
If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.Click for more info