Published on December 9th, 2020 | by TLV News


Huge Spike of 2,746 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Mississippi

Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 2,746 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 24 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 170,672, with 4,041 deaths. 

Currently there are 1,125 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection. There are currently 288 people hospitalized in intensive care for confirmed COVID-19.

There are 203 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff). There are 56 new long-term care cases and seven new long-term care deaths.

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against coronavirus and statewide testing locations, are online at

The Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline is the best way to get your questions about COVID-19 answered. Call 877-978-6453 from 7 am to 11 pm seven days a week.

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