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Last updated Monday, March 30, at 10:30 a.m.

This page will be frequently updated to reflect current information related to the coronavirus and COVID-19. 

The University of Mississippi Medical Center is closely monitoring novel coronavirus cases throughout the world and in the United States. The World Health Organization on March 11 declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. 

Mississippi currently has 847 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 16 deaths. Read more about COVID-19 cases in Mississippi.

Most acute care hospitals in Mississippi have the facilities necessary to screen, isolate and care for COVID-19 patients.

The influenza season remains very active in Mississippi, and Medical Center infectious diseases specialists say that’s the immediate threat to residents. They urge anyone who has not been immunized against the flu to do so, and emphasize that it’s not too late in the season to get the vaccine.

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Ambika Srivastava, D4. a COVID-19 student response team leader, dons full PPE last week while at the fairgrounds testing site.

UMMC students volunteer for ‘army’ fighting novel coronavirus

Monday, March 30, 2020

Since early last week, nearly 250 UMMC students have been deployed to different jobs on and off the Medical Center campus to help in the fight against COVID-19. Students from all seven schools are represented on the COVID-19 Student Response Coordination Team. Read More

Keri Henley, right, UMMC associate executive director of development, helps Nina Ghaffari, a volunteer assisting Mississippi Spay and Neuter, unload donated surgical masks for the hospital's front-line caregivers.

Community donors bolster Medical Center during COVID-19 response

Sunday, March 29, 2020

As UMMC continues to care for patients and facilitate testing during the COVID-19 outbreak, weary frontline staff are getting a boost from the community. Donations of meals, PPE and necessities for patients and their families are lifting spirits as the Medical Center's response ramps up. Read More

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Mississippi Cases

Mississippi State Department Health is working with state doctors and hospitals to respond safely and effectively to COVID-19 in Mississippi.

As of March 30, 847 cases and 16 deaths have been reported by MSDH.

CountyCasesDeaths
Adams8 
Alcorn1 
Amite41
Attala10 
Benton4 
Bolivar16 
Calhoun3 
Carroll1 
Chickasaw12 
Choctaw6 
Claiborne1 
Clarke1 
Clay4 
Coahoma20 
Copiah8 
Covington2 
Desoto771
Forrest21 
Franklin3 
George3 
Grenada3 
Hancock151
Harrison441
Hinds74 
Holmes141
Humphreys2 
Itawamba3 
Jackson39 
Jefferson1 
Jones6 
Kemper1 
Lafayette14 
Lamar4 
Lauderdale23 
Lawrence5 
Leake5 
Lee231
Leflore181
Lincoln11 
Lowndes10 
Madison38 
Marion4 
Marshall13 
Monroe5 
Montgomery7 
Neshoba4 
Newton2 
Noxubee3 
Oktibbeha15 
Panola6 
Pearl River27 
Perry31
Pike16 
Pontotoc4 
Prentiss4 
Quitman4 
Rankin371
Scott9 
Sharkey1 
Simpson2 
Smith1 
Sunflower111
Tallahatchie2 
Tate11 
Tippah232
Tunica121
Union3 
Walthall5 
Warren1 
Washington18 
Webster51
Wilkinson132
Winston6 
Yalobusha5 
Yazoo7 
Total84716
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