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Last updated Saturday, April 4, at 10:45 a.m.

This page will be frequently updated to reflect current information related to the coronavirus and COVID-19. 

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is closely monitoring novel coronavirus cases throughout the world and in the United States. The World Health Organization on March 11 declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. 

Mississippi currently has 1,455 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 35 deaths. Read more about COVID-19 cases in Mississippi.

Most acute care hospitals in Mississippi have the facilities necessary to screen, isolate and care for COVID-19 patients.

The influenza season remains very active in Mississippi, and Medical Center infectious diseases specialists say that’s the immediate threat to residents. They urge anyone who has not been immunized against the flu to do so, and emphasize that it’s not too late in the season to get the vaccine.

Total number of tests by UMMC labs: 633 | Positive results: 69

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Mississippi Cases

Mississippi State Department Health is working with state doctors and hospitals to respond safely and effectively to COVID-19 in Mississippi.

As of April 4, 1,455 cases and 35 deaths have been reported by MSDH.

CountyCasesDeathsLTCs with Outbreaks
Adams161
Alcorn6
Amite611
Attala14
Benton5
Bolivar3411
Calhoun41
Carroll5
Chickasaw1521
Choctaw8
Claiborne1
Clarke5
Clay7
Coahoma271
Copiah12
Covington4
Desoto1181
Forrest341
Franklin4
George4
Grenada4
Hancock3012
Harrison7031
Hinds1402
Holmes171
Humphreys41
Itawamba3
Jackson7911
Jasper3
Jefferson2
Jones9
Kemper4
Lafayette211
Lamar13
Lauderdale6113
Lawrence4
Leake8
Lee281
Leflore2211
Lincoln141
Lowndes13
Madison672
Marion61
Marshall201
Monroe1211
Montgomery101
Neshoba6
Newton61
Noxubee5
Oktibbeha241
Panola101
Pearl River4311
Perry131
Pike23
Pontotoc121
Prentiss91
Quitman5
Rankin661
Scott17
Sharkey2
Simpson5
Smith61
Sunflower181
Tallahatchie2
Tate14
Tippah313
Tishomingo1
Tunica1511
Union61
Walthall12
Warren31
Washington31
Wayne2
Webster111
Wilkinson2531
Winston11
Yalobusha9
Yazoo191
Total1,4553530
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