MSDH reports 238 new COVID-19 cases, 12 additional deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 238 new cases of COVID-19.

Today’s report brings Mississippi’s total number of cases up to 16,560. 794 Mississippians have passed away from the virus following the confirmation of 12 additional deaths.

*MSDH Note – 3 confirmed COVID-19 related deaths between April 26 and May 26 were identified through death certificate reports.

The MSDH is reporting 126 active outbreaks in Mississippi long-term care facilities. An outbreak is defined as “one or more cases among staff or residents”

Wednesday, the department began listing the names of LTC facilities with active outbreaks. To view the list, click here.

As of Monday, 11,203 Mississippians have recovered from COVID-19.