Published on September 9th, 2020 | by TLV News


Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 87,805 and 2,623 Deaths

Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 426 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 39 deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 87,805, with 2,623 deaths. 

Currently there are 525 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection. There are currently 185 people hospitalized in intensive care for confirmed COVID-19.

There are now 146 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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