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Published on April 10th, 2020 | by TLV News


Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 2,469 and 82 Deaths

This morning the Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 209 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and six new deaths.

The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 2,469, with 82 deaths. Three new outbreaks have been identified in long-term care facilities.

While most deaths from COVID-19 continue to be in adults over 60, five Mississippians under 50 years old have now also died. Social distancing, staying at home, and strong hygiene measures should still be strictly practiced to protect you and others.

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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