Currently, 36 of the Senate’s 52 members and 77 of the House’s 122 members are Republican. Those numbers could grow in 2023.
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COVID-19 IN MISSISSIPPI
Last updated: May 20, 2022
52% of total population fully vaccinated
new cases and 804,123 total cases in Mississippi.
new deaths reported and 12,465 total deaths in Mississippi.
RECENT COVID-19 COVERAGE
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