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Mississippi reports highest single day deaths from COVID19

Mississippi has reported it’s highest single day deaths from COVID19 on Tuesday.

From MSDH:

Today MSDH is reporting 330 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 32 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 8,207, with 342 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has risen to 452.

Fifty 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

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.

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