Published on October 5th, 2020 | by TLV News


Mississippi Department of Health Reports Just 215 New COVID-19 Cases and Zero Deaths

Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting just 215 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and zero deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 100,703, with 3,013 deaths. 

Currently there are 409 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection. There are currently 119 people hospitalized in intensive care for confirmed COVID-19.

There are 122 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff). There is only one new long-term care case and 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

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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