1,073 cases of coronavirus identified by Miss. Dept. of Health; 22 deaths

(Source: MGN)

JACKSON, Miss. (KNOE/WLBT) - The number of coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 1,073. 22 deaths have been reported.

Warren County has 2 reported cases of the coronavirus.

The first case of COVID-19 in the United States was reported over two months ago, in mid-January. Since then, the U.S. has reported over 180,000 cases, including over 4,000 deaths. Over 7,000 recoveries are reported.

Mississippi Department of Health has a hotline open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.

MSDH says they strive to update new case counts at 10 a.m. each day.