Mississippi COVID-19 Update for May 28, 2020
Mississippi COVID-19 Update
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.
Find Out More
Mississippi COVID-19 Hotline: 877-978-6453 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week