The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 509 new cases of COVID-19.
The latest report—which spans May 7-9th—brings the state’s total number of cases up to 313,675. With the confirmation of 6 additional deaths, 7,234 Mississippians have passed away from the virus.
Overall hospitalizations remain below 175 in the latest MSDH data.
As we enter a new week, Mississippi has administered nearly 1.77 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and 838,800 Mississippians are fully vaccinated.
The number of shots given by week has continued to slow.