COVID-19 Has Killed More Mississippians Than the Great Influenza Pandemic

Gov. Reeves on CNN

More Mississippians have now died from COVID-19 than died during the entirety of the Great Influenza pandemic that lasted from 1918 to 1919. The Mississippi State Department of Health reports that it has now confirmed at least 9,270 coronavirus deaths in the state since the novel coronavirus arrived in spring 2020.