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Mississippi COVID-19 Update: 272 new cases, 27 new deaths

Today MSDH is reporting 272 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 27 new deaths. Mississippi's total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 11,704 , with 554 deaths. Currently there are 441 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection.

45 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 98 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff).

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 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week.

Please visit this afternoon for updated map and charts.

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