Published on October 27th, 2020 | by TLV News0
Mississippi Department of Health Reports 854 New COVID-19 Cases and 20 Deaths
Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 854 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 20 deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 116,617, with 3,283 deaths.
Currently there are 572 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection. There are currently 159 people hospitalized in intensive care for confirmed COVID-19.
There are 134 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff). There is one new long-term care death.
More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against coronavirus and statewide testing locations, 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.