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MONDAY — Fewer new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi, 249 total

Mississippi’s total of presumptive cases of COVID-19 now stands at 249 after the Mississippi Health Department reported 42 newly identified cases on Monday morning.

That is fewer new cases than on Saturday or Sunday.

Cumulatively thus far, Hinds County has the most cases with 24, followed by DeSoto with 23 and Harrison with 21.


Tracking new cases reported to Mississippi Department of Health:

March 23: 42

March 22: 67

March 21: 60

March 20: 80

March 19: 50

March 18: 13

March 17: 11

March 16: 2


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