As controversy swirls in Mississippi over Gov. Tate Reeves’ refusal to issue a “Shelter in Place” order, the state has 108 additional cases of COVID-19 as of yesterday, March 25, at 6 p.m. That brings the statewide total to 485, again breaking the record for most new cases reported in a single day. That is a 506.25% since the 80 cases reported less than a week ago on Friday. The Mississippi State Department of Health released the updated COVID-19 case numbers this morning, which indicated that an additional Mississippian has died as a result of the novel coronavirus. Shortly before this story went live, MSDH announced another death, a Rankin County man between 80-85 years of age with underlying conditions, who died in the hospital. The current death...
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108 New Cases of COVID-19, Largest Increase So Far