JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting 162 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi, along with one additional death. The new cases were reported to MSDH by 3:00 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2022.

This brings the state’s total number of cases to 797,575 with 12,444 deaths.

MSDH has more information about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccine on its website.