MSDH Update For 7/14/20


Mississippi COVID-19 Update July 15, 2020

  • New cases of COVID-19: 1,025

Positive test results reported to MSDH as of 6 p.m. yesterday. Tests may have been made during the past several days, and represent individuals who became ill a week ago or more. Repeated tests for the same individual are counted only once.

  • New deaths reported: 18

* 7 of these deaths occurred between July 2 and July 7, identified through death certificates.

COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH from hospitals, medical examiners and coroners.

Long-Term Care Facilities

  • New LTC cases: 18
  • New LTC deaths: 7

New cases and deaths, included in the total case count for today, among residents of long-term care facilities.

  • Active outbreaks: 130

An outbreak is considered any COVID-19 case in the staff or residents of a long-term care or residential facility


  • Persons currently hospitalized in Mississippi for confirmed COVID-19: 825
  • Persons currently hospitalized in Mississippi for suspected COVID-19: 274

State Trend

Totals of all Mississippi COVID-19 cases and deaths for 2020.

  • Total COVID-19 cases: 38,567
  • Total COVID-19 related deaths: 1,290


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