MSDH: Ten more patients die after contracting COVID-19

May 21, 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 255 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi with ten more deaths.  The state's total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 12,222  with 580 deaths, the MSDH added.


Health officials said 22 of the newest cases were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 98 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities, where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff.


The Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline continues to take your questions about the pandemic at 877-978-6453.  Lines are open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

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