COVID-19 in Mississippi: 275 new cases reported Wed.

Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus (May 2020)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 275 new cases and 3 new deaths Wednesday.

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 308,111 as of April 13.

So far, 7,122 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

The number of tests administered in the state totals 2,655,925 as of April 11. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.

An estimated 297,362 people have recovered from the virus.

The newest MSDH report shows 635,370 people are fully vaccinated and 1,477,880 doses have been administered in total.

Vaccinations are open for all Mississippians age 16 and older.

On March 19, 2020, 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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