As of 6 p.m. on Monday, August 10, the state total of COVID-19 cases was 68,293. 644 new cases were reported.
1,944 total deaths have been reported in Mississippi, including 33 new deaths.
The counties with the highest number of cases in the state are: Hinds (5,700), Madison (2,455) and Rankin (2,307) in central Mississippi, DeSoto (3,710) in north Mississippi and Harrison (2,601) and Jackson (2,314) in southern Mississippi.
Link to MDH page with county by county stats related to COVID-19
Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline: 877-978-6453
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The 2020 MAHP Medical/Pharmacy Directors Forum is set for Tuesday, August 18, 10:30-Noon CDT. This year we will be utilizing Microsoft Teams as the platform and holding the Forum virtually. As usual, the Forum will feature reports from Cigna HealthSpring, Magnolia Health, Molina Healthcare and United Healthcare. Representatives of these health plan providers will be joined by the MS Division of Medicaid. We are very pleased that Dr. Thomas Dobbs, Mississippi’s State Health Officer, will also join us for this virtual session to provide his perspective. In addition to reports on contemporary trends, challenges and best practices, these speakers will report on the impact of COVID 19 to the cost of healthcare, ability to acquire services and management of care.
If you would like to view the Forum, please contact Beckie Feldman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Governor Tate Reeves issued an Executive Order mandating the wearing of masks across the state of Mississippi.
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