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Mississippi COVID-19 Update for May 28, 2020

Mississippi COVID-19 Update

Reported Today

  • New cases of COVID-19: 328

  • New deaths reported: 23

Positive test results reported to MSDH as of 6 p.m. yesterday. Tests may have been made during the past several days, and represent individuals who became ill a week ago or more. COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH from hospitals, medical examiners and coroners.

Long-Term Care Facilities

  • New LTC cases: 28

New cases, included in the total case count for today, among residents of long-term care or residential facilities.

  • Active outbreaks: 127

An outbreak is considered any COVID-19 case in the staff or residents of a long-term care or residential facility.


Individuals currently in Mississippi hospitals for COVID-19: 449

State Totals Totals of all Mississippi cases and deaths since March 11, 2020.

  • Total COVID-19 cases: 14,372

  • Total COVID-19 related deaths: 693

What You Can Do

  • Social distancing is still critical to stop the spread of COVID-19. Keep plenty of distance between yourself and others.

  • Wearing a mask or face covering can sharply reduce the risk of passing COVID-19 on to others.

  • Most people spreading COVID-19 do not know they are infected. Take precautions even if you feel well.

  • Remind others that precautions remain essential, and set an example by your actions.

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