First Confirmed Case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

The MSDH also reports its first case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children.

The case was in a child in central Mississippi who tested positive for Covid-19 and has been discharged from the hospital. MSDH is also investigating other suspected cases.

Mis-c in an inflammatory illness found in children under 18 years of age and may be associated with previous Covid-19 infection. The illness is rare and not contagious.

For more information on the latest Covid-19 guidance and case updates visit the MSDH website at

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