COVID-19 in Mississippi: 270 new cases reported Wednesday, full vaccinations approach 20%
JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) - The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 270 new cases, 4 new deaths and 18 outbreaks at long-term care facilities Wednesday. So far, 7,077 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19 in Mississippi.
The latest MSDH report shows 568,472 people are fully vaccinated, or 19.6%, and 1,369,330 doses have been administered in total, meaning approximately 47% of the population has had at least one dose. Here’s a snapshot of the vaccination numbers in east central Mississippi counties:
|County||People Receiving at Least One Dose||% of Total Pop. Receiving at Least One Dose||People Fully Vaccinated||% of Total Pop. Fully Vaccinated||Total Doses Administered|
The state’s complete vaccination report appears below:
Click here for county-by-county case totals.
MSDH has a hotline open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.
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