COVID-19 in Mississippi: 28 new deaths reported Wed.

Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus (May 2020)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 669 new cases and 28 new deaths Wednesday.

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 291,891 as of February 23.

So far, 6,605 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

The number of tests administered in the state totals 2,425,853 as of February 21. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.

An estimated 273,437 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 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.

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