Published on April 21st, 2020 | by TLV News1
Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 4,716 and 183 Deaths
This morning Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 204 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 14 new deaths.
The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 4,716, with 183 deaths. Two new long-term care facilities have also reported COVID-19 cases.
New: Long-term care facilities like nursing homes are some of the most vulnerable locations for COVID-19 outbreaks because of the age and close living conditions of the residents. MSDH has added a table by county of COVID-19 cases and deaths to their online data: http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19#ltcTable
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.