Published on October 1st, 2020 | by TLV News


Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 98,886 and 2,979 Deaths

Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 696 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 10 deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 98,886, with 2,979 deaths. 

Currently there are 431 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection. There are currently 132 people hospitalized in intensive care for confirmed COVID-19.

There are now 121 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff). There are 35 new long-term care cases and 1 new long-term care deaths.

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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