About the case count: The MS Department of Health currently updates its map and statistics each morning with test results from the previous day that were reported by 6:00 PM that day. Outside laboratories also report positive test results, which are included the totals. County case numbers and deaths may change as investigation finds new or additional information.
Reported April 9, 2020:
This morning MSDH is reporting 257 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and nine new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 2,260, with 76 deaths. Three new outbreaks have been identified in long-term care facilities.
The MSDH website is now carrying more information on cases by race and by underlying health condition such as hypertension, heart disease and diabetes.
Northeast MS statistics area by county:
Northeast MS reports 21 new positive cases of Covid-19 scattered over 8 counties. There were two additional deaths in Tippah County. See chart for details.
|STATE totals||2260 (+257)||76(+9)|
National and Worldwide statistics
Nationwide Covid-19 statistics reported by WorldOMeter at about 10:15 AM, April 9. Stats indicate total at specified time today and change since our report yesterday.
- Total US cases: 440,416 (+36260 )
- Total US deaths: 15,812 (+2824)
Worldwide Covid-19 statistics reported by WorldOMeter at about 10:15 AM, April 9.
- Total worldwide cases: 1,549,930
- Total worldwide deaths: 91,675
MORE: Because there is no agreement or standardization of what comprises recovery from Covid-19, NEMiss.news does not report those figures daily. However, they are available for informational purposes at : https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/#countries