MSDH Update for 7/17/2020


Mississippi COVID-19 Update July 18, 2020

• New cases of COVID-19: 1,017
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: 14
COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH from hospitals, medical examiners and coroners.
Long-Term Care Facilities
• New LTC cases: 20
• New LTC deaths: 5
New cases and deaths, included in the total case count for today, among residents of long-term care facilities.
• Active outbreaks: 142
An outbreak is considered any COVID-19 case in the staff or residents of a long-term care or residential facility.
Update: We have updated our list of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities with active COVID-19 outbreaks.
State Trend
Totals of all Mississippi COVID-19 cases and deaths for 2020.
• Total COVID-19 cases: 41,846
• Total COVID-19 related deaths: 1,346
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