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Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 19,348 and 889 Deaths


Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 257 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 8 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 19,348, with 889 deaths. 

Currently there are 475 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection.

1 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 87 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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