JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 118,587.
The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 970 new cases and 8 new deaths Thursday.
So far, 3,310 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.
The number of tests administered in the state totals 991,530 as of October 17. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.
An estimated 101,385 people have recovered from the virus.
On March 19, the first in-state death from the virus was reported of a man from Hancock County.
Mississippi Department of Health has a hotline open 24 hours, 7 days a week for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.