COVID-19 in Mississippi: 156,868 cases, 3,851 deaths reported by health dept.

Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus (May 2020)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 156,868.

The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 2,457 new cases and 15 new deaths Wednesday.

So far, 3,851 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

The number of tests administered in the state totals 1,366,833 as of November 28. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.

An estimated 128,746 people have recovered from the virus.

On March 19, the first in-state death from the virus was reported of a man from Hancock County.

Mississippi Department of Health has a hotline open 24 hours, 7 days a week for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.

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