On Wednesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed 1,415 new cases of COVID-19.
The update brings the state’s total number of recorded cases since the onset of the pandemic to 897,715. With 17 additional deaths, 12,733 Mississippians have now passed away as a result of the virus. Additionally, there are currently 181 ongoing outbreaks in long-term care facilities.
Mississippi is currently averaging 1,309 daily cases, a 6% increase from two weeks ago. As of Monday, 1,560,456 Mississippians were fully vaccinated.
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