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WEDNESDAY — Mississippi reports eight more deaths with 88 new cases of Coronavirus, 2,003 total

Mississippi’s total of presumptive cases of COVID-19 now stands at 2,003 after the Mississippi Health Department reported a record 88 newly identified cases on Wednesday morning.

The good news is Wednesday announcement is only the second time in eight days Mississippi has had less than 100 or more new cases. And it is the lowest total new cases since 84 were announced on March 28.

There have been 67 total deaths (8 new for the third consecutive day) reported, the vast majority of which appear to have been with older patients with underlying conditions.

Cumulatively thus far, Hinds County has the most cases with 178, followed by DeSoto with 144, Jackson County with 111, Harrison County with 88, Lauderdale County with 84, Madison with 83 and Rankin County with 79.

Tracking new cases reported to Mississippi Department of Health:

April 8: 88

April 7: 177

April 6: 100

April 5: 183

April 4: 97

April 3: 181

April 2: 104

April 1: 136

March 31: 90

March 30: 89

March 29: 95

March 28: 84

March 27: 94

March 26: 108

March 25: 57

March 24: 71

March 23: 42

March 22: 67

March 21: 60

March 20: 30

March 19: 50

March 18: 13

March 17: 11

March 16: 3

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