Published on February 22nd, 2021 | by TLV News


New COVID-19 Cases in Mississippi at Lowest Level Since April 2020

Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 242 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and no new deaths. This is the fewest amount in one day since April of 2020. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since February 2020 now stands at 290,874, with 6,553 deaths. 

There are 93 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff). There are 5 new long-term care cases and 0 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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