The Mississippi Department of Health reported 283 new COVID-19 cases Monday. Those new cases brought the state’s total to19,799 cases.
2,215 of those cases were in long-term care facilities. There are currently 83 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities. An outbreak is considered if one or more staff or residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
Four deaths were also reported Monday. Statewide, there have been 896 coronavirus deaths.
The health department estimated about 13,000 people in the state have recovered from the virus.