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Published on April 7th, 2020 | by TLV News


Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1,915 and 59 Deaths

This morning Mississippi State Department Health (MSDH) is reporting 177 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and eight new deaths.

The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 1,915, with 59 deaths.

The MSDH is advising the general public to cover their face (mouth and nose) with a mask or homemade cloth covering when in public places where a distance of at least six feet between persons is difficult to maintain.

The CDC has tips on making, wearing and cleaning your own cloth face covering: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against coronavirus, are online at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19

The Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline is the best way to get your questions about COVID-19 answered. Call any time: 877-978-6453.

The latest state map shows Mississippi’s case total as reported at 6 pm last night.

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