- COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, boosters and information: 855-767-0170
- Homebound persons: For assistance with COVID-19 vaccination, send e-mail to COVIDHomebound@msdh.ms.gov
- COVID-19 resources from the CDC
Health Professionals: Using Oral Antiviral Therapeutics
COVID-19 in Mississippi
New Reported Cases and Deaths for May 2 - 8, 2023
New COVID-19 positive test results reported to MSDH for this time period.
New COVID-19 related deaths identified by MSDH for this time period.
Four deaths occurred between April 22 and May 6 in the counties below:
Current outbreaks in long-term care (LTC) facilities only. (See LTC facility outbreak definition.)
Totals updated approximately weekly, based on test results and investigations from the previous week(s).
Mississippi investigates and reports both probable and confirmed cases and deaths according to the CSTE case definition.
Confirmed cases and deaths are generally determined by positive PCR tests, which detect the presence of ongoing coronavirus infection.
Probable cases are those who test positive by other testing methods such as antibody or antigen, and have recent symptoms consistent with COVID-19, indicating a recent infection.
Probable deaths are those individuals with a designation of COVID-19 as a cause of death on the death certificate, but where no confirmatory testing was performed.
County Activity Levels
Select your county below to find the current level of COVID-19 activity in your county, and protective steps recommended by the CDC. Or view a CDC map of activity statewide.
Mississippi COVID-19 Data Charts
Our COVID-19 charts section has demographic details of cases, deaths, hospitalizations, laboratory testing, and more.
COVID-19 Data Reports
U.S. and World Cases
- COVID-19 cases in the United States (CDC)
- U.S. COVID-19 Tracker (CDC)
- COVID-19 Global Case Map (Johns Hopkins University)