The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 273 new cases of COVID-19.
Todays report brings the states total number of cases up to 13,731. 652 Mississippians have tragically passed away due to the virus with the confirmation of 17 additional deaths.
*MSDH Note – * 8 confirmed COVID-19 related deaths between May 13 and May 18 were identified through death certificate reports.
The MSDH is also reporting 121 outbreaks in Mississippi long-term care facilities. An outbreak is defined as one or more cases among staff or residents. State health officials are currently executing a plan to test all LTC residents and employees.
As of Monday, 9,401 Mississippians have recovered from COVID-19.
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