Today MSDH is reporting 675 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 20 new deaths. Mississippi's total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 26,567, with 1,059 deaths.
27 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are currently 87 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff).
Currently there are 513 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection, and 206 with suspected COVID-19.
More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against coronavirus, 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 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.