The Latest: Mississippi’s coronavirus cases, deaths increase; 7-day new case average drops slightly

Published 11:45 am Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s latest statistics released Wednesday morning show the number of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases and deaths continued to climb.

On Wednesday morning, the state reported an additional 182 new cases have been confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 10,090. The state believes approximately 62 percent of the patients found to have coronavirus have recovered.

The state announced Wednesday morning 8 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 465.

The state reported that 212 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 239, and was at the lowest level in nearly two weeks.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 163 15 39 8
Alcorn 11 1 0 0
Amite 38 0 5 0
Attala 206 5 60 5
Benton 14 0 1 0
Bolivar 120 9 16 3
Calhoun 58 4 23 4
Carroll 105 4 45 3
Chickasaw 95 10 25 6
Choctaw 17 2 0 0
Claiborne 41 0 0 0
Clarke 90 9 13 4
Clay 72 3 0 0
Coahoma 72 3 0 0
Copiah 170 1 1 0
Covington 99 1 2 1
Desoto 350 5 2 1
Forrest 336 23 54 12
Franklin 19 1 1 0
George 16 1 0 0
Greene 6 1 0 0
Grenada 55 2 14 2
Hancock 75 10 6 3
Harrison 210 6 1 1
Hinds 698 17 62 10
Holmes 231 19 42 9
Humphreys 39 4 8 2
Itawamba 71 7 33 6
Jackson 278 13 39 4
Jasper 97 3 0 0
Jefferson 32 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 60 1 2 0
Jones 264 6 32 1
Kemper 99 7 23 4
Lafayette 102 3 36 0
Lamar 158 4 3 2
Lauderdale 523 45 126 27
Lawrence 71 0 1 0
Leake 323 5 0 0
Lee 81 4 5 0
Leflore 192 21 50 11
Lincoln 191 15 67 11
Lowndes 93 4 7 2
Madison 493 15 58 10
Marion 86 7 14 2
Marshall 62 2 1 0
Monroe 203 21 92 19
Montgomery 69 1 0 0
Neshoba 338 16 32 6
Newton 155 1 2 0
Noxubee 117 2 9 2
Oktibbeha 94 6 27 4
Panola 45 2 0 0
Pearl River 190 25 42 7
Perry 35 1 0 0
Pike 173 10 14 5
Pontotoc 24 2 3 0
Prentiss 36 2 22 2
Quitman 18 0 0 0
Rankin 262 6 6 0
Scott 483 6 9 1
Sharkey 5 0 0 0
Simpson 65 0 2 0
Smith 107 7 27 4
Stone 23 0 0 0
Sunflower 64 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 14 1 0 0
Tate 54 0 2 0
Tippah 66 11 0 0
Tishomingo 10 0 1 0
Tunica 40 2 12 2
Union 55 4 16 3
Walthall 42 0 0 0
Warren 123 2 12 0
Washington 87 4 4 1
Wayne 29 0 3 0
Webster 22 1 0 0
Wilkinson 78 9 5 2
Winston 67 0 0 0
Yalobusha 44 0 5 0
Yazoo 171 2 3 0
Total 10,090 465 1,267 212

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

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