Health Department reports second day of COVID cases in 3,000 range
Among cases and deaths already reported, MSDH has identified 18 additional COVID-19 cases in residents of long-term care facilities, and one additional death. Ongoing outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities have increased to 186.
Vaccination against COVID-19 is free, safe and greatly reduces the risk of hospitalization and death. All six South Mississippi counties report at least 30% of residents have had at least their first vaccination shot.
- Hancock County – 32%
- Harrison County – 40%
- Jackson County – 39%
- Pearl River County – 34%
- Stone County – -39%
- George County – 34%
If you are homebound, get help with COVID-19 vaccination by emailing COVIDHomebound@msdh.ms.gov, or call 877-978-6453. To host a local vaccination event at your business or organization, send a request to VaccineEvent@msdh.ms.gov
To get help with a vaccination appointment or monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19, or any COVID-19 related questions, call the Mississippi COVID-19 Hotline at 877-978-6453 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.