Mississippi’s Coronavirus Total Now at 2,469

209 new cases were added to the state’s total bringing it up to 2,469.

82 people have died as a result of the coronavirus in Mississippi.  6 new deaths were reported yesterday.

Issaquena County is the only county in Mississippi’s 82 that has not had a positive case.

According to information obtained on the department of health’s website, only 29% of individuals have been hospitalized with the virus.

Please remember that Mississippi is currently under a shelter-in-place order established Friday, April 3rd and is set to last until Monday, April 20th.  This order restricts gatherings of 10 or more people and closes non-essential businesses.

The order also limits travel to only essential travel, like to the grocery store, a restaurant to pick up food, or to work.