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COVID-19 Update: Mississippi's Sixth Coronavirus Death Reported

Jackson, MS – 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.

Note: Further COVID-19 deaths in Mississippi will be reported daily alongside the case counts on MSDH's COVID-19 web pages.

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