Published on April 25th, 2020 | by Newt Rayburn1
Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 5,718 and 221 Deaths
Today Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 284 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 12 new deaths.
Forty-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 by 4 to 405.
Mississippi’s total COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 5,718, with 221 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
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.