State Health Officer encourages Mississippians to limit Spring Break travel


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs encouraged Mississippians to limit Spring Break travel due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Dr. Dobbs, Mississippi is making progress against COVID-19. A graph that he shared showed the numbers of COVID-19 hospital admissions, cases and clinic visits for a COVID-19-like illness have dropped.

On Tuesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 734 new coronavirus cases and 37 additional deaths.

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