Published on February 22nd, 2021 | by TLV News0
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 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.