With 283 more cases of coronavirus reported today, the state is now on the brink of seeing a total of 20,000 Mississippians infected. And the death toll is poised to reach 900. Both of those marks could be hit with the next update tomorrow. The Health Department says, while cases continue to climb, so do the coronavirus recoveries. A total of 15,323 people who tested positive are now presumed to have recovered from the virus.