The Latest: Mississippi coronavirus deaths, new cases still climbing

Published 12:35 pm Sunday, May 10, 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s latest statistics show new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus continue to climb along with deaths related to the virus.

On Sunday morning, the state reported an additional 123 new cases has been confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 9,501. The state believes just under half of the patients found to have coronavirus have recovered.

The state announced Sunday morning 9 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 430.

The state reported that 191 deaths were of residents of long-term care facilities or more than 44 percent of all deaths in the state.

The number of patients hospitalized with the virus rose to 447 with another 198 patients suspected of having the virus also hospitalized, but still waiting test result to confirm presence of the virus.

The seven-day average of new cases reported rose to 278, and remains as the highest level since the crisis began in mid-March.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 159 12 39 5
Alcorn 10 1 0 0
Amite 38 0 1 0
Attala 190 4 60 4
Benton 13 0 1 0
Bolivar 118 9 16 3
Calhoun 57 4 23 4
Carroll 103 4 45 3
Chickasaw 92 10 25 6
Choctaw 16 2 0 0
Claiborne 41 0 0 0
Clarke 81 8 13 4
Clay 66 3 0 0
Coahoma 71 3 0 0
Copiah 162 1 1 0
Covington 90 1 1 1
Desoto 331 5 1 1
Forrest 314 21 48 10
Franklin 19 1 1 0
George 15 1 0 0
Greene 6 1 0 0
Grenada 51 2 14 2
Hancock 74 10 6 3
Harrison 198 6 1 1
Hinds 670 15 53 9
Holmes 213 19 40 8
Humphreys 30 4 7 2
Itawamba 68 6 33 5
Jackson 275 11 39 2
Jasper 86 2 0 0
Jefferson 30 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 53 1 2 0
Jones 247 5 25 1
Kemper 92 6 23 4
Lafayette 98 3 36 0
Lamar 152 4 3 2
Lauderdale 482 43 120 26
Lawrence 66 0 1 0
Leake 299 3 0 0
Lee 77 4 5 0
Leflore 185 18 45 8
Lincoln 186 14 64 10
Lowndes 83 3 7 2
Madison 431 12 52 9
Marion 81 7 14 2
Marshall 55 2 0 0
Monroe 199 21 92 19
Montgomery 69 1 0 0
Neshoba 315 14 32 6
Newton 138 1 1 0
Noxubee 102 2 9 2
Oktibbeha 89 4 27 3
Panola 43 2 0 0
Pearl River 189 24 42 6
Perry 34 1 0 0
Pike 168 10 14 5
Pontotoc 24 2 4 0
Prentiss 36 2 22 2
Quitman 17 0 0 0
Rankin 250 6 6 0
Scott 457 6 9 1
Sharkey 5 0 0 0
Simpson 61 0 2 0
Smith 100 6 26 3
Stone 24 0 0 0
Sunflower 63 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 12 1 0 0
Tate 50 0 1 0
Tippah 65 11 0 0
Tishomingo 10 0 1 0
Tunica 38 2 12 2
Union 47 3 13 2
Walthall 39 0 0 0
Warren 117 2 12 0
Washington 82 3 4 1
Wayne 27 0 2 0
Webster 22 1 0 0
Wilkinson 77 9 5 2
Winston 63 0 0 0
Yalobusha 31 0 0 0
Yazoo 164 2 1 0
Total 9,501 430 1,202 191

For more detailed graphics on Mississippi’s coronavirus statistics, please visit:

https://www.magnoliastatelive.com/video-mississippis-coronavirus-case-by-the-numbers/