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MSDH reports six deaths due to COVID-19 in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. – Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports one new death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi, bringing the state total to six.
The case was a Rankin County male 80-85 with underlying conditions. He died while hospitalized.
Deaths have been previously reported in Hancock, Holmes, Tunica, Webster and Wilkinson counties.
According to MSDH, as of Thursday there were 485 cases of COVID-19 in this state, 16 of which involved Pearl River County residents.
As of March 25, 2,776 people were tested in this state for the virus.