About the case count: The MS Department of Health currently updates its map and statistics each morning with test results from the previous day that were reported by 6:00 PM that day. Outside laboratories also report positive test results, which are included the totals. County case numbers and deaths may change as investigation finds new or additional information.
For April 5, 2020:
This morning MSDH is reporting 183 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi. Eight new deaths have also been confirmed, and coronavirus cases have been identified in five more long-term care facilities across the state. The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 1,638, with 43 deaths.
Northeast MS statistics area by county:
Northeast MS counties report 8 new cases, half of which are in Tippah Co. There were no additional deaths reported since yesterday’s report.
|STATE totals||1638 (+183)||43 (+8)|
National and Worldwide statistics
Nationwide Covid-19 statistics reported by WorldOMeter at about 10:15 AM, April 5.
- Total US cases: 323,168 (+31,846)
- Total US deaths: 9158 (+1311)
Worldwide Covid-19 statistics reported by WorldOMeter at about 10:15 AM, April 5
- Total worldwide cases: 1,244,562 (+89,637)
- Total worldwide deaths: 67,865 (+6151)
IMPORTANT: If you have been tested for COVID-19 and are waiting for results, staying at home and away from others is essential to prevent the spread of disease. Review other important steps at http://msdh.ms.gov/