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COVID-19 Update: 1 new death recorded for Lincoln County

Lincoln County had one new COVID-19 death reported Thursday by the Mississippi State Department of Health. The death occurred between Aug. 19 and Sept. 6, identified from death certificate reports.

Eighteen additional cases of the virus were reported for the county, bringing totals to 1,044 cases and 53 deaths.

 

Across the state

MSDH reported 701 new cases Thursday and 24 new deaths. Ten of the deaths occurred Aug. 19-Sept. 6, confirmed from death certificates, including the one in Lincoln County. The state has recorded 91,234 cases and 2,756 deaths to date.

There were 131 outbreaks in long-term care facilities statewide as of 6 p.m. Wednesday.

MSDH presumes 78,971 are recovered from the virus.

There have been 696,801 reported tests for the virus conducted by all testing facilities in Mississippi and 626,881 tests for antibodies. Repeated tests for the same individual are counted only once.