The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 208 new cases of COVID-19.
The latest report brings the state’s total number of cases up to 312,608. With the confirmation of *14 additional deaths, 7,221 Mississippians have passed away from the virus.
*MSDH Note: 11 deaths occurred between January 24 and April 28, identified from death certificate reports.
Overall hospitalizations have dipped below 170 and the state’s 7-day average of new cases rests at 207.
As of Monday, an estimated 301,872 Mississippians have recovered from COVID-19.
Mississippi has now surpassed 1.7 million administered doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Make your appointment at covidvaccine.umc.edu.