Today MSDH is reporting 248 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 10 new deaths. Forty-two of these new cases were among residents in long-term care facilities. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has risen to 429.
Mississippi's total COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 6,342, with 239 deaths.
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 any time: 877-978-6453.
The latest state map shows Mississippi's case total as reported at 6 p.m. last night.