Published on December 10th, 2020 | by TLV News


Mississippi Department of Health Reports Another Huge Spike of New COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 2,283 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 42 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 172,955, with 4,083 deaths. 

Currently there are 1,166 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection. There are currently 301 people hospitalized in intensive care for confirmed COVID-19.

There are 209 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff). There are 100 new long-term care cases and 22 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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