Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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MISSISSIPPI CORONAVIRUS RESOURCE GUIDE

 

CHCAMS continues to monitor the COVID-19 progression in Mississippi, the impact it has on health centers, and how we can provide support during this public health emergency. The COVID-19 virus is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation, and we will provide updated information as it becomes available.

CORONAVIRUS Updates & Resources for Health Centers
The Mississippi State Department of Health has activated the Mississippi COVID-19 hotline to answer questions from the general public from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The hotline number is 1-877-978-6453.

If you have knowledge or suspicion of an individual who is non-compliant with isolation or quarantine orders.

Call the COVID-19 Hotline – 1-877-978-6453.

Be prepared to provide details such as name of individual as well as when, where or what the circumstances are concerning this individual.

After notification of a potential non-compliance issue, we will immediately begin to verify. Once verified the individual should be on quarantine or isolation orders that are still in effect, local staff will be instructed to investigate further.

Updated May 28, 2020

Reported Today

New cases of COVID-19: 328
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.
New deaths reported: 23
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.

Hospitalizations
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

Updated May 27, 2020

Reported Today

• New cases of COVID-19: 313
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.

• New deaths reported: 18
COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH from hospitals, medical examiners and coroners.

Long-Term Care Facilities
• New LTC cases: 40
New cases, included in the total case count for today, among residents of long-term care or residential facilties.
• Active outbreaks: 123
An outbreak is considered any COVID-19 case in the staff or residents of a long-term care or residential facility.

Hospitalizations
Individuals currently in Mississippi hospitals for COVID-19: 376

State Totals
Totals of all Mississippi cases and deaths since March 11, 2020.
• Total COVID-19 cases: 14,044
• Total COVID-19 related deaths: 670

Updated May 21, 2020

Reported Today

• New cases of COVID-19: 255
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.
• New deaths reported: 10
COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH from hospitals, medical examiners and coroners.

Long-Term Care Facilities
• New LTC cases: 22
New cases, included in the total case count for today, among residents of long-term care or residential facilities.
• Active outbreaks: 98
An outbreak is considered any COVID-19 case in the staff or residents of a long-term care or residential facility.

Hospitalizations
Individuals currently in Mississippi hospitals for COVID-19: XX

State Totals
Totals of all Mississippi cases and deaths since March 11, 2020.
• Total COVID-19 cases: 12,222
• Total COVID-19 related deaths: 580

Updated May 20, 2020

Reported Today
New cases of COVID-19: 263
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.
• New deaths reported: 16
COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH from hospitals, medical examiners and coroners.

Long-Term Care Facilities
• New LTC cases: 44
New cases, included in the total case count for today, among residents of long-term care or residential facilities.
• Active outbreaks: 87
An outbreak is considered any COVID-19 case in the staff or residents of a long-term care or residential facility.

Hospitalizations
Individuals currently in Mississippi hospitals for COVID-19: 460

State Totals
Totals of all Mississippi cases and deaths since March 11, 2020.
• Total COVID-19 cases: 11,967
• Total COVID-19 related deaths: 570

Updated May 19, 2020

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 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 11 p.m. seven days a week.

Updated May 18, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 136 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 7 new deaths (two of which were identified from May 5 death certificate reports). Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 11,432, with 528 deaths. Currently there are 389 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection, the lowest number this month.

10 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities have fallen to 98 (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, 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 11 p.m. seven days a week.

The latest state map shows Mississippi’s case total as reported at 6 p.m. last night.

Updated May 15, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 318 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 13 new deaths (two of which were identified through death certificate reports from May 4-5). Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 10,801, with 493 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has risen to 422.

71 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 111 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, 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 11 p.m. seven days a week.

The latest state map shows Mississippi’s case total as reported at 6 p.m. last night.

Updated May 14, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 393 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 15 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 10,483, with 480 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has fallen to 410.

78 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 114 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, 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 11 p.m. seven days a week.

Updated May 13, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 182 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 8 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 10,090, with 465 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has fallen to 437.

28 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 111 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, 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 11 p.m. seven days a week.

Updated May 12, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 234 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 22 new deaths (seven of which are from death certificate reports between April 25 and May 3). Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 9,908, with 457 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has risen to 450.

16 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 115 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, 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 11 p.m. seven days a week.

Updated May 11, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 173 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 5 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 9,674, with 435 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has fallen to 399.

21 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 112 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, 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 11 p.m. seven days a week

Updated May 8, 2020

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 11 p.m. seven days a week.
Updated May 7, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 262 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 22 new deaths (including 9 from prior weeks identified through death certificate investigation). Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 8,686, with 396 deaths.

29 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 114 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff).
Our website will have an updated map and new charts later today.

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 11 p.m. seven days a week.
Updated May 6, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 217 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 32 new deaths (including 5 from prior weeks identified through death certificate investigation). Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 8,424, with 374 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has fallen to 427.

43 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 117 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff).

Total individuals tested for COVID-19 in Mississippi has now crossed the 80,000 mark, with almost 20,000 of those coming in the past week. Look for testing providers and free testing near you at http://HealthyMS.com/covid19test

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 11 p.m. seven days a week.

The latest state map shows Mississippi’s case total as reported at 6 p.m. last night.

Updated May 5, 2020

Cases of COVID-19 continue to be identified in U.S. states and in Mississippi. This is a rapidly changing situation that is continually being monitored by the CDC and MSDH as new cases are identified.

Mississippians are advised to take health precautions to prevent the transmission of disease, and stay in touch for the latest information on the situation in Mississippi.

Mississippi COVID-19 Case Map

This map and the following table show total cases in Mississippi as of 6 p.m. May 4, 2020, and include all reported cases since March 11, 2020.

• New cases reported today: 330
• New deaths reported today: 32

Updated May 3, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 109 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 12 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 7,550, with 303 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has risen to 458.

Twenty-three of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 105 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, 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 11 p.m. seven days a week.

Updated May 2, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 229 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 10 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 7,441, with 291 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has fallen to 424.

Forty-one of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 100 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, 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. NOTE: The Hotline has new hours, and is now available from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week.

 Updated May 1, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 397 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 20 new deaths (11 of these deaths are from past weeks, based on investigation into death certificate reports). Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 7,212, with 281 deaths.

The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has risen to 454.

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. NOTE: The Hotline has new hours, and is now available from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week.

Updated April 30, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 246 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 11 new deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has risen to 436.

Mississippi’s total COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 6,815, with 261 deaths.

Now included on our website is an estimate of COVID-19 recoveries, based on hospitalization (for those cases that we know were hospitalized or not). The recovery estimate will be updated weekly. It’s on our main COVID-19 page at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19#recoveries

We have also included a new chart comparing emergency department visits reported to us for patients with COVID-19 symptoms, flu symptoms and pneumonia symptoms to help track the comparative frequency of these conditions.

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.

Updated April 29, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 227 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 11 new deaths. Thirty-one 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 430.

Mississippi’s total COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 6,569, with 250 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.

Updated April 28, 2020

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.

Updated April 27, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 183 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and two 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 fallen to 373.

Mississippi’s total COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 6,094, with 229 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?phr=COVID-19

The Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline is the best way to get your questions about COVID-19 answered. Call any time: 877-978-6453.

Updated April 26, 2020

Today MSDH is reporting 193 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and six new deaths. Thirty-eight of these new cases were among residents in long-term care facilities. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has fallen to 397. Mississippi’s total COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 5,911, with 227 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.

Updated April 24, 2020

Cases of COVID-19 continue to be identified in U.S. states and in Mississippi. This is a rapidly changing situation that is continually being monitored by the CDC and MSDH as new cases are identified.

Mississippians are advised to take health precautions to prevent the transmission of disease, and stay in touch for the latest information on the situation in Mississippi.

Mississippi COVID-19 Case Map
This map and the following table show total cases in Mississippi as of 6 p.m. April 23, 2020, and include all reported cases since March 11, 2020.
• New cases reported today: 281
• New deaths reported today: 8

Updated April 23, 2020

Cases of COVID-19 continue to be identified in U.S. states and in Mississippi. This is a rapidly changing situation that is
continually being monitored by the CDC and MSDH as new cases are identified.

Mississippians are advised to take health precautions to prevent the transmission of disease, and stay in touch for the latest information on the situation in Mississippi.

Mississippi COVID-19 Case Map
This map and the following table show total cases in Mississippi as of 6 p.m. April 22, 2020, and include all reported cases since March 11, 2020.

• New cases reported today: 259
• New deaths reported today: 8

Updated April 22, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 178 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 10 new deaths. Currently there are 384 Mississippians hospitalized for COVID-19. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 4,894, with 193 deaths.

In addition, Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 tests have risen to 53,835 for all testing providers operating in Mississippi.

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.

Updated April 21, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 204 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 14 new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 4,716, with 183 deaths. Two new long-term care facilities have also reported COVID-19 cases.

New: Long-term care facilities like nursing homes are some of the most vulnerable locations for COVID-19 outbreaks because of the age and close living conditions of the residents. We have added a table by county of COVID-19 cases and deaths to our online data: http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19#ltcTable

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.

Updated April 20, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 238 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 10 new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 4,512, with 169 deaths. Eight new outbreaks have been identified in long-term care facilities.

We are now charting daily hospitalizations for COVID-19 on our website. This is an important measure of the severity of the outbreak and the impact it has on Mississippians and our medical care system. Currently, there are 359 patients in hospital care for COVID-19, with 189 of these in intensive care.

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.

Updated April 19, 2020

Cases of COVID-19 continue to be identified in U.S. states and in Mississippi. This is a rapidly changing situation that is continually being monitored by the CDC and MSDH as new cases are identified.

Mississippians are advised to take health precautions to prevent the transmission of disease, and stay in touch for the latest information on the situation in Mississippi.

Mississippi COVID-19 Case Map
This map and the following table show total cases in Mississippi as of 6 p.m.

April 18, 2020, and include all reported cases since March 11, 2020.
• New cases reported today: 300
• New deaths reported today: 7

Updated April 18, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 181 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 12 new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 3,974, with 152 deaths. Two new long-term care facilities have also reported COVID-19 cases.

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.

Updated April 17, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 169 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 11 new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 3,793, with 140 deaths. Two new long-term care facilities have also reported COVID-19 cases.

MSDH continues to expand the range of data that we are reporting daily. Please see our website for new breakdowns of cases by race, and other information.
More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against coronavirus, are online at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19?phr=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.

Updated April 16, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 264 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 7 new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 3,624, with 129 deaths.

Free drive-through COVID-19 testing for those with qualifying symptoms is coming this weekend to city of Marks and the Jackson State University campus. For details, see http://HealthyMS.com/covid19test

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.

Updated April 15, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 273 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 11 new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 3,360, with 122 deaths. Six new outbreaks have been identified in long-term care facilities.
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.

Updated April 13, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 161 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and two new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 2,942, with 98 deaths. Five new outbreaks have been identified in long-term care facilities.

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.

Updated April 10, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 209 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and six new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 2,469, with 82 deaths. Three new outbreaks have been identified in long-term care facilities.

While most deaths from COVID-19 continue to be in adults over 60, five Mississippians under 50 years old have now also died. Social distancing, staying at home, and strong hygiene measures should still be strictly practiced to protect you and others.

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.

Updated April 9, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 257 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and nine new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 2,260, with 76 deaths. Three new outbreaks have been identified in long-term care facilities.

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.

Updated April 8, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 88 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and eight new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 2,003, with 67 deaths. Three new outbreaks have been identified in long-term care facilities.

 

The MSDH website is now carrying more information on cases by race and by an underlying health condition such as hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes.

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.

Updated: April 7, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 177 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and eight new deaths. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 1,915, with 59 deaths.
The Mississippi State Department Health is advising the general public to cover their face (mouth and nose) with a mask or homemade cloth covering when in public places where a distance of at least six feet between persons is difficult to maintain. The CDC has tips on making, wearing and cleaning your own cloth face covering: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

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.

Updated: April 6, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 100 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and eight new deaths. Coronavirus cases have also been identified in three more long-term care facilities across the state. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 1,738, with 51 deaths.
Total statewide COVID-19 testing figures as of April 5 are now also available.

MSDH, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and commercial laboratories have performed 20,370 tests of Mississippians since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak.

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.

Updated: April 4, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 97 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi. Six new deaths have also been confirmed. Coronavirus cases have been identified in 30 long-term care facilities around the state, most in the past week. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 1,455, with 35 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.

Updated: April 3, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 181 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi. Three new deaths have also been confirmed, in Chickasaw, Pontotoc and Tippah counties. The state total of cases since March 11 now stands at 1,358, with 29 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.

Updated: April 2, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 104 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi. Four new deaths have also been confirmed, in Chickasaw, Jackson, Marshall and Monroe counties. Wayne County is reporting its first coronavirus case. The state total of cases now stands at 1,177, with 26 deaths.

We are also actively investigating COVID-19 cases in nursing homes and similar long-term care facilities in several counties. Because this group of older adults is much more vulnerable to severe illness and death from coronavirus infection, even a single case among residents or staff begins an outbreak investigation and diseases control measures among close contacts of those involved.

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.

Updated: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 in Mississippi and the U.S.

Cases of COVID-19 continue to be identified in U.S. states and Mississippi. This is a rapidly changing situation that is continually being monitored by the CDC and MSDH as new cases are identified.

Mississippians are advised to take health precautions to prevent the transmission of disease, and stay in touch for the latest information on the situation in Mississippi.

Mississippi COVID-19 Case Map

This map and the following table show total cases in Mississippi as of 6 p.m. March 31, 2020, and include all reported cases since March 11, 2020.

  • New cases reported today: 136
  • New deaths reported today: 2
Source: MS State Department of Health

Updated: March 31, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 90 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi identified by testing from the state Public Health Laboratory and private testing providers. Four deaths have also been confirmed. The state total of cases now stands at 937, with 20 deaths. While most Mississippi coronavirus deaths have been in those over 60 years old, keep in mind that it can be a serious risk for those with long-term health problems at any age. If you have diabetes, heart disease, or other chronic illness, follow your doctor’s recommendations closely. This is also a time for everyone to concentrate on staying in good overall health.

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against COVID-19, 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:

Updated: March 30 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 89 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi identified by testing from the state Public Health Laboratory and private testing providers. Two new deaths have also been confirmed, in Amite and Leflore counties. Alcorn County is reporting its first coronavirus case. The state total of cases now stands at 847, with 16 deaths. While most Mississippi coronavirus deaths have been in those over 60 years old, keep in mind that it can be a serious risk for those with long-term health problems at any age. If you have diabetes, heart disease, or other chronic illness, follow your doctor’s recommendations closely. This is also a time for everyone to concentrate on staying in good overall health.

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against COVID-19, 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.

Updated: March 29, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 95 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi identified by testing from the state Public Health Laboratory and private testing providers. One new death has also been confirmed, in Wilkinson County. New counties reporting cases are Carroll, Claiborne and Warren. The state total of cases now stands at 758, with 14 deaths. While most Mississippi coronavirus deaths have been in those over 60, keep in mind that it can be a serious risk for those with long-term health problems at any age. If you have diabetes, heart disease, or other chronic illness, follow your doctor’s recommendations closely. This is also a time for everyone to concentrate on staying in good overall health.
More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against COVID-19, 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.

Updated: March 28, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 84 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi identified by testing from the state Public Health Laboratory and private testing providers. Five new deaths have also been confirmed, in De Soto, Lee, Perry, Sunflower and Tippah counties. The state total of cases now stands at 663, with 13 deaths.

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against COVID-19, 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.

Updated: March 27, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 94 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi identified by testing from the state Public Health Laboratory and private testing providers. Two new deaths have also been confirmed, in Tippah and Harrison Counties. New counties reporting cases are Jefferson, Kemper, Neshoba and Sharkey. The state total of cases now stands at 579, with eight deaths. We are also now charting hospitalizations by age, which shows how serious the risk of severe illness is for those over 60.

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against COVID-19, 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.

Updated March 26, 2020

Expanded testing statewide is identifying more cases of coronavirus in Mississippi. This morning MSDH is reporting 108 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, with first coronavirus cases in Benton, Lauderdale, Quitman and Yalobusha counties. The state total now stands at 485.

New COVID-19 deaths: Four new coronavirus deaths were confirmed yesterday, bringing the state total to 5. All five deaths to date have been among Mississippians 60 or older, a reminder that strong protective measures are important for this age group.

MSDH look forward to even more widespread testing as time goes by, which will identify larger numbers of positive COVID-19 cases, helping to better track and control this outbreak.

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against COVID-19, are online at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19 .

Updated: March 25, 2020

As the Mississippi State Department of Health continue to monitor the Coronavirus Outbreak across the state, this morning MSDH is reporting 57 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, with first #coronavirus cases in Amite, Calhoun and Prentiss counties. The state total now stands at 377, with two deaths, the second of which was recorded today.

Full details on the state’s second COVID-19 death: http://HealthyMS.com/page/23,21889,341.html

Updated: March 24, 2020

This morning MSDH is reporting 71 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, with first #coronavirus cases in Choctaw, Newton and Noxubee counties. The state total now stands at 320, with one death. More details of Mississippi cases, along with preventive steps to take against COVID-19, are online at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19 .

Updated: March 13, 2020

Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the second and third presumptive positive cases of coronavirus or COVID-19 in Mississippi. Final verification will come from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

One case is a Forrest County adult female over 65 who recently traveled to North Carolina. The patient has been hospitalized. The other case is a Forrest County adult male who recently traveled to Florida and has been self-isolating at home without hospitalization.

The state’s first presumptive case was reported Wednesday night in an adult male from Forrest County. MSDH is investigating to determine possible connections between the two new cases and the earlier case in Forrest County.

Full news release: http://HealthyMS.com/page/23,21828,341.html

Updated: March 18, 2020

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 34. Thirteen new cases were reported Wednesday morning, with Madison County seeing their first case. Bolivar County now has two cases, Perry County has one case, and DeSoto County now has one. Coahoma County is now at two cases, Hancock County has one case, Harrison County now has three, and Pearl River County has two new cases, leaving them with four total. Nine new cases were reported Tuesday morning, with four in Hinds County, three in Leflore County, one in Jackson County and one in Harrison County.

With the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases across the state, preventive actions become more important for everyone. Avoid large gatherings, keep your distance in public, keep hands clean, and stay home if you are sick.

Find complete information about COVID-19 and preventive steps to take at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19

Updated: March 16, 2020

Latest Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Two new COVID-19 cases, in Pearl River and Monroe counties, have been identified by the MSDH Public Health Laboratory. We have also corrected a case previously reported in Pearl River County; this patient was from Hancock County. Mississippi’s total of #coronavirus cases now stands at 12. As always, our latest data and recommendations can be found at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19

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