MSDH reports 3,488 new COVID-19 cases, 36 deaths statewide

COVID-19 hospitalizations are approaching a record high for the state.

The State Department of Health reported today that there are 3,488 new COVID cases and 36 deaths throughout the state, bringing Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases to 368,549 with 7,685 deaths among cases and deaths already reported.

MSDH has also identified 36 additional COVID-19 cases in residents of long-term care facilities and two additional deaths. There are currently 158 ongoing outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities.

As for COVID-19’s impact on school districts, they report 943 new COVID-19 cases in students and 296 cases in teachers or staff as of last week.

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