Published on April 24th, 2020 | by TLV News1
Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 5,434 and 209 Deaths
Today Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 281 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 8 new deaths.
Thirty-seven of these new cases were among residents in long-term care facilities. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has risen to 401.
Mississippi’s total COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 5,434, with 209 deaths.
More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against coronavirus, are online at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19?phr=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.