Mississippi coronavirus cases, deaths rise again after Monday’s recent lows

Published 11:42 am Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s latest statistics released Tuesday morning show the number of COVID-19 coronavirus jumped back up after Monday’s lowest daily death count in two weeks.

and reported that the number of patients hospitalized also improved dramatically.

On Tuesday morning, the state reported an additional 234 new cases has been confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 9,908. The state believes approximately 63 percent of the patients found to have coronavirus have recovered.

The state announced Tuesday morning 22 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 457. Seven of the deaths reported Tuesday actually occurred between April 25 and May 3, the state said.

The state reported that 208 deaths were of residents of long-term care facilities or more than 45 percent of all deaths in the state.

The seven-day average of new cases reported dropped to 244, and was at the lowest level in approximately one week.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 161 15 39 8
Alcorn 11 1 0 0
Amite 38 0 1 0
Attala 205 5 60 5
Benton 14 0 1 0
Bolivar 120 9 16 3
Calhoun 58 4 23 4
Carroll 105 4 45 3
Chickasaw 94 10 25 6
Choctaw 16 2 0 0
Claiborne 41 0 0 0
Clarke 87 9 14 4
Clay 68 3 0 0
Coahoma 72 3 0 0
Copiah 165 1 1 0
Covington 100 1 2 1
Desoto 346 5 1 1
Forrest 331 23 52 12
Franklin 19 1 1 0
George 15 1 0 0
Greene 6 1 0 0
Grenada 52 2 14 2
Hancock 74 10 6 3
Harrison 201 6 1 1
Hinds 681 17 62 10
Holmes 224 19 41 9
Humphreys 38 4 8 2
Itawamba 70 7 33 6
Jackson 276 13 39 4
Jasper 92 2 0 0
Jefferson 32 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 58 1 2 0
Jones 260 6 31 1
Kemper 97 7 23 4
Lafayette 101 3 36 0
Lamar 156 4 3 2
Lauderdale 501 45 121 26
Lawrence 70 0 1 0
Leake 318 4 0 0
Lee 81 4 5 0
Leflore 191 20 46 10
Lincoln 189 14 65 10
Lowndes 91 3 7 2
Madison 491 13 58 10
Marion 84 7 14 2
Marshall 58 2 0 0
Monroe 202 21 92 19
Montgomery 69 1 0 0
Neshoba 326 16 32 6
Newton 147 1 1 0
Noxubee 117 2 9 2
Oktibbeha 91 5 27 3
Panola 45 2 0 0
Pearl River 190 25 42 7
Perry 35 1 0 0
Pike 173 10 14 5
Pontotoc 23 2 3 0
Prentiss 36 2 22 2
Quitman 17 0 0 0
Rankin 256 6 6 0
Scott 475 6 9 1
Sharkey 5 0 0 0
Simpson 63 0 2 0
Smith 105 7 26 4
Stone 23 0 0 0
Sunflower 64 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 13 1 0 0
Tate 54 0 2 0
Tippah 66 11 0 0
Tishomingo 10 0 1 0
Tunica 40 2 12 2
Union 54 4 15 3
Walthall 42 0 0 0
Warren 122 2 12 0
Washington 86 4 4 1
Wayne 29 0 2 0
Webster 22 1 0 0
Wilkinson 78 9 5 2
Winston 67 0 0 0
Yalobusha 36 0 1 0
Yazoo 169 2 3 0
Total 9,908 457 1,239 208

 

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

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