Mississippi’s Coronavirus Total Now at 4,512

The new total now stands at 4,512 , with 238 new positive coronavirus cases added from yesterday.

169 people have now died that tested positive for COVID-19. 10 new deaths from yesterday.

Still only 27% of people who have tested positive for the virus are hospitalized.

Please remember that we are under a shelter-in-place order as of Friday, April 3rd until Monday, April 27th.  This order prevents gatherings of 10 or more people and limits travel to essential only.

You are still allowed to go outside, walk your dog, take a drive, go to the grocery store, or go to a restaurant to pick up food.

As of now, all dining-in options at restaurants  are closed due to the COVID-19.

The CDC also recommends you to wear a mask when you are out in public and keep a safe distance of 6 feet from other individuals.

Also, if you have been tested for COVID-19 and are waiting to get your test results back, please stay at home. The health department recommends you stay in a certain room in your home and to avoid contact with other family members as much as possible. These steps could possibly prevent the spread of the virus.

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