Published on October 15th, 2020 | by TLV News


Mississippi Department of Health Reports a Large Spike in New COVID-19 Cases

Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 1,322 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 12 deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 108,139, with 3,152 deaths. 

Currently there are 481 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection. There are currently 137 people hospitalized in intensive care for confirmed COVID-19.

There are 128 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff). There are 19 new long-term care case and four 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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