More people in Harrison County died of COVID over 5 days than the entire month of June

As the number of COVID-19 cases surge across the state because of the delta variant, the last few days have proven deadly in South Mississippi.The Mississippi State Department of Health on Tuesday reported eight new COVID deaths in the state’s southernmost six counties over the period of July 29-Aug. 2 — five of those in Harrison County. There were two deaths in Jackson County and one in Pearl River County.The five deaths reported in Harrison County over five days exceeds the county’s death total for the entire month of June, which had three COVID deaths.Sun Herald, Read More.

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