Average daily rate of coronavirus cases keeps climbing in Mississippi; See county by county numbers.

Published 11:29 am Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Mississippi’s number of new daily cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus rose higher for the four-straight day Wednesday as both the 7-day and 14-day daily average of new cases hit new records.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 313 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 14,044.

The state announced Wednesday morning 18 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 670.

Mississippi’s 14-day average of daily new cases increased to 282 cases per day with Wednesday’s updated statistics. The 7-day average of new cases increased to 297 per day. Both the 14-day and 7-day averages were all-time highs.

The state reported that 341 deaths were of residents of long-term care facilities or approximately 51 percent of all deaths in the state.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 190 15 40 8
Alcorn 14 1 0 0
Amite 56 1 9 1
Attala 277 15 79 14
Benton 14 0 1 0
Bolivar 149 11 17 4
Calhoun 61 4 23 4
Carroll 114 10 46 8
Chickasaw 128 12 34 8
Choctaw 35 2 0 0
Claiborne 64 2 2 1
Clarke 135 17 17 7
Clay 104 3 0 0
Coahoma 113 3 0 0
Copiah 285 4 0 0
Covington 141 1 1 0
Desoto 493 6 15 2
Forrest 511 37 86 26
Franklin 27 2 2 1
George 20 1 0 0
Greene 11 1 0 0
Grenada 82 3 14 2
Hancock 87 11 9 3
Harrison 245 7 3 2
Hinds 920 24 80 13
Holmes 373 24 77 12
Humphreys 53 7 16 5
Itawamba 85 7 34 6
Jackson 300 13 40 4
Jasper 148 3 1 0
Jefferson 40 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 75 2 3 1
Jones 525 19 58 9
Kemper 131 10 28 6
Lafayette 125 4 38 1
Lamar 227 5 5 2
Lauderdale 699 57 184 37
Lawrence 99 1 1 0
Leake 395 12 1 0
Lee 117 5 15 1
Leflore 250 30 82 17
Lincoln 250 22 85 17
Lowndes 182 8 19 5
Madison 687 21 96 12
Marion 112 9 14 2
Marshall 76 3 2 0
Monroe 253 24 92 21
Montgomery 81 1 0 0
Neshoba 565 34 66 18
Newton 250 4 3 0
Noxubee 169 6 14 3
Oktibbeha 150 10 39 7
Panola 64 3 0 0
Pearl River 207 31 45 11
Perry 49 2 0 0
Pike 202 11 15 6
Pontotoc 28 3 3 1
Prentiss 41 3 22 3
Quitman 25 0 0 0
Rankin 373 6 5 0
Scott 623 10 13 2
Sharkey 7 0 0 0
Simpson 93 0 4 0
Smith 133 11 30 7
Stone 30 0 0 0
Sunflower 78 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 25 1 0 0
Tate 69 1 2 0
Tippah 71 11 0 0
Tishomingo 26 0 1 0
Tunica 52 3 12 2
Union 78 5 20 4
Walthall 51 0 0 0
Warren 158 7 36 5
Washington 163 6 7 1
Wayne 148 0 2 0
Webster 59 1 18 1
Wilkinson 85 9 5 2
Winston 105 1 0 0
Yalobusha 85 5 25 5
Yazoo 223 3 11 1
Total 14,044 670 1,767 341

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

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