The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 958 new cases of COVID-19.
Today’s report — the highest increase this week — brings the state’s total up to 113,081. With the confirmation of 8 additional death, 3,231 Mississippians have now passed away from the virus.
In the latest data from the MSDH, overall hospitalizations saw a sharp increase.
Wednesday, the governor’s newest executive order took effect, placing a mask mandate and additional guidelines in nine counties and limiting elective procedures for stressed hospitals statewide.
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