COVID-19 in Mississippi: 70 new cases reported Mon.

Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus (May 2020)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 70 new cases and no new deaths Monday.

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 297,651 as of March 7.

So far, 6,808 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

The number of tests administered in the state totals 2,472,673 as of February 28. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.

An estimated 278,162 people have recovered from the virus.

The newest MSDH report shows 274,434 people are fully vaccinated and 755,202 people have had at least one dose of the vaccine.

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 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.

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