Mississippi COVID-19 Cases Rise to 47071 and 1423 Deaths – The Local Voice
Published on July 22nd, 2020 | by TLV News
Today the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 1,547 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 34 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 47,071, with 1,423 deaths.
Currently there are 942 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection. There are currently 223 people hospitalized for suspected COVID-19.
65 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 161 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 am to 11 pm seven days a week.