Mississippi coronavirus cases, deaths stats jump after days of decline

Published 11:42 am Thursday, May 14, 2020

After several days of reporting relatively lower numbers of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases, Mississippi reported a spike Thursday in cases and deaths.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 393 new cases have been confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 10,483. The state believes approximately 62 percent of the patients found to have coronavirus have recovered.

The state announced Thursday morning 15 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 480.

The state reported that 224 deaths were of residents of long-term care facilities or approximately 47 percent of all deaths in the state.

The seven-day average of new cases reported increased with Thursday’s spike to 257 cases per day.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 164 15 40 8
Alcorn 12 1 0 0
Amite 39 0 5 0
Attala 212 5 60 5
Benton 14 0 1 0
Bolivar 120 10 16 4
Calhoun 58 4 23 4
Carroll 106 4 45 3
Chickasaw 110 10 25 6
Choctaw 18 2 0 0
Claiborne 48 0 0 0
Clarke 97 11 14 5
Clay 75 3 0 0
Coahoma 73 3 0 0
Copiah 191 1 1 0
Covington 101 1 2 1
Desoto 355 5 6 1
Forrest 357 24 69 13
Franklin 19 1 1 0
George 16 1 0 0
Greene 7 1 0 0
Grenada 56 2 14 2
Hancock 79 10 6 3
Harrison 223 6 1 1
Hinds 717 18 62 11
Holmes 262 19 43 9
Humphreys 39 5 10 3
Itawamba 73 7 33 6
Jackson 280 13 39 4
Jasper 104 3 1 0
Jefferson 33 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 63 1 2 0
Jones 287 7 40 2
Kemper 100 7 23 4
Lafayette 106 3 37 0
Lamar 164 4 3 2
Lauderdale 557 45 135 27
Lawrence 74 0 1 0
Leake 332 5 1 0
Lee 83 4 5 0
Leflore 197 22 50 11
Lincoln 194 16 66 12
Lowndes 100 4 7 2
Madison 502 15 61 10
Marion 86 7 14 2
Marshall 63 2 2 0
Monroe 209 22 92 19
Montgomery 70 1 0 0
Neshoba 354 18 36 9
Newton 161 2 2 0
Noxubee 118 2 9 2
Oktibbeha 97 6 27 4
Panola 46 2 0 0
Pearl River 193 26 42 8
Perry 35 1 0 0
Pike 173 10 14 5
Pontotoc 25 2 3 0
Prentiss 36 2 22 2
Quitman 19 0 0 0
Rankin 271 6 6 0
Scott 487 6 10 1
Sharkey 5 0 0 0
Simpson 72 0 4 0
Smith 107 7 27 4
Stone 26 0 0 0
Sunflower 65 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 15 1 0 0
Tate 55 0 2 0
Tippah 66 11 0 0
Tishomingo 11 0 1 0
Tunica 40 2 12 2
Union 57 4 17 3
Walthall 42 0 0 0
Warren 127 3 15 1
Washington 92 4 4 1
Wayne 32 0 3 0
Webster 22 1 0 0
Wilkinson 78 9 5 2
Winston 70 0 0 0
Yalobusha 65 0 24 0
Yazoo 176 2 4 0
Total 10,483 480 1,345 224

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

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