Published on January 4th, 2021 | by TLV News


New COVID-19 Cases Remain High in Mississippi

Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 1,616 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 13 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 223,677, with 4,884 deaths. 

Currently there are 1,313 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection. There are currently 317 people hospitalized in intensive care for confirmed COVID-19. There are 49 intensive care beds available statewide.

There are 235 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff). There are 29 new long-term care cases and 8 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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