The total is now at 5,434 with 281 new cases confirmed from yesterday, according to the state health department.
There have been 209 people who have passed away who have tested positive for the virus. 8 new deaths were reported yesterday.
There are 552 long-term care facilities with outbreaks in the state.
The shelter-in-place order we are under now is currently set to expire on Monday, April 27th. Governor Tate Reeves is set to announce his plan how to safely reopen the state this afternoon.
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