Published on May 7th, 2020 | by TLV News0
Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 8,686 and 396 Deaths
Today Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 262 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 22 new deaths (including 9 from prior weeks identified through death certificate investigation).
Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 8,686, with 396 deaths.
29 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 114 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, 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 877-978-6453 from 7 am to 11 pm seven days a week.