Today’s coronavirus numbers are in for Mississippi, leaving very few untouched counties. Today, MSDH added 84 cases to bring the total to 663 with 13 deaths. Of 82 counties, 71 now are reporting at least one case of COVID-19. Tippah County, in far north Mississippi, now has two deaths reported, with MSDH reporting one each for DeSoto, Hancock, Harrison, Holmes, Lee, Perry, Rankin, Sunflower, Tunica, Webster and Wilkerson counties. Those counties are spread around Mississippi in both populous and more rural areas. The deceased are all over age 60, with nine of them age 70 or older. Fifty-seven percent of the reported cases (not deaths) to date are women, which trends against typical death rates from COVID-19 by gender. Men are more like to die from...
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Saturday, March 28: COVID-19 Cases in 71 Mississippi Counties, Total 663 with 13 Deaths