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Weekend COVID-19 case, victim numbers

On Monday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 4,719 new cases of COVID-19 and there were 94 additional death reports in the state. MSDH also reports 213 ongoing outbreaks in long-term care facilities. 

State totals: 781,436 cases, 11,652 deaths, and 1,501,848 persons fully vaccinated. 

Current hospitalization numbers of the state are found on the MSDH website

Information on vaccines is also available on the MSDH website. Vaccinations are available for all residents age 5 and older.  

Click here for the county-by-county totals. DeSoto County has seen a total of 49,208 cases and 518 people have died from COVID-19. 

The newest MSDH report shows that, as of Feb. 14  forty-six percent of DeSoto County‚Äôs population are now fully vaccinated and 52 percent have had one dose of the vaccine.  

MSDH Vaccination Report

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