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Mississippi sees daily jump in COVID19 cases with nearly 8000 cases now reported

The MSDH released the COVID19 numbers for May 4th 2020 and it saw a rise in the daily numbers reported on Sunday.

From the MSDH:

Today MSDH is reporting 327 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 7 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 7,877, with 310 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has fallen to 442.

Twenty-six of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 109 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.

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