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MSDH reports 2,326 new COVID-19 cases, Warren County at high risk

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The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 2,326 new cases and 3 new deaths Thursday, bringing the number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in the state to 329,130 as of July 19.

The rate of new cases is up an alarming 32%, coupled with only 33% of residents being fully vaccinated, leading to substantial transmission of the virus in recent days.

 

(credit: CDC)

Warren County and Vicksburg specifically have been flagged as high transmission zones.

(credit: CDC)

Nationally, cases are up 69% and deaths are up 26%.  The surge experts predicted due to the Delta variant has arrived, and it is vital that we take notice and take action to save lives.

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