31 COVID-19 outbreaks at Mississippi schools; More than 4,000 students & teachers quarantined


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – During a news conference on Tuesday, State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said there were 31 COVID-19 outbreaks at Mississippi schools during the week of August 17-21.

According to Dobbs, 142 teachers tested positive for the virus, and 292 students tested positive for COVID-91.

Dobbs also said 584 teachers and 3,913 students have been quarantined.

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