MSDH reports an increase in COVID-19 infections throughout Mississippi

MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) – The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting more COVID-19 infections.

Numbers had been relatively low until the holidays approached.

MSDH said numbers are elevated throughout the state. In our region, Monroe, Chickasaw, Lee, and Itawamba Counties are in the high-activity category.

The agency is reporting more than 5,700 cases between December 27 and January 2.

Health officials report COVID-19 cases weekly.

MSDH also said fewer Mississippians are reporting flu-like symptoms, but levels of influenza-like activity still remain high.

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