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COVID-19 in Mississippi: 787 new cases reported Weds.

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Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 9:13 AM CDT|Updated: 14 hours ago
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 787 new cases and 6 new deaths as of December 7.

The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 517,925 since March 2020.

So far, 10,312 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

Click here to see the latest hospitalization numbers in the state.

Vaccines are available to all Mississippians 5 and older.

Click here for county-by-county totals.

The newest MSDH report shows 1,419,540 people are fully vaccinated and 3,277,830 doses have been administered in total.

On March 19, 2020, the first in-state death from the virus was reported of a man from Hancock County.

Mississippi Department of Health has a hotline open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.

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