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Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 18,483 and 868 Deaths


Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 374 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 21 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 18,483, with 868 deaths. 

Currently there are 434 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection.

25 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 107 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff).

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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