MSDH reports 1,317 new COVID-19 cases

Today, MSDH is reporting an additional 1,317 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and eight deaths.

Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases is now 333, 180 with 7,502 deaths.

Among cases and deaths already reported, MSDH has identified five additional COVID-19 cases in residents of long-term care facilities and two deaths.

There are currently 62 ongoing outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities.

Delta cases have been steady in South Mississippi:

  • Hancock County has one new delta variant case
  • Harrison County has a total of 13 delta case
  • Jackson County with two cases
  • Pearl River County at one new case
  • Stone with 14 new Delta cases

Overall, Mississippi now stands at a total of 365 delta cases. As for vaccinations throughout the state MSDH reports that 1,017,820 have been fully vaccinated so far.

For questions about COVID-19 or to get help with a vacation appointment, call the Mississippi COVID-19 hotline at 877-978-6453 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.