Published on August 3rd, 2020 | by TLV News


Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 61,125 and 1,711 Deaths

Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 572 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 8 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 61,125, with 1,711 deaths. 

There are now 170 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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