July 3, 2020

BREAKING: Mississippi breaks another new daily coronavirus case record, deaths continue to climb

Mississippi recorded the highest number of new daily cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus Friday as the state released the latest statistics.

In addition, both the  7-day  and 14-day daily averages of new cases climbed to new records as well.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 418 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 14,790.

The state announced Friday morning 17 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 710.

Mississippi’s 7-day average of new cases increased to 309 per day, an all-time high. The 14-day average of daily new cases also rose Friday hitting 285 cases per day, also a new high.

The state reported that 358 deaths were of residents of long-term care facilities or approximately 50 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 192 15 43 8
Alcorn 16 1 0 0
Amite 59 1 9 1
Attala 287 15 79 14
Benton 15 0 1 0
Bolivar 156 11 17 4
Calhoun 63 4 23 4
Carroll 118 11 46 9
Chickasaw 132 12 34 8
Choctaw 39 2 0 0
Claiborne 72 2 8 1
Clarke 139 18 17 7
Clay 111 4 0 0
Coahoma 120 4 0 0
Copiah 298 4 0 0
Covington 159 2 1 0
Desoto 520 7 19 2
Forrest 534 38 87 27
Franklin 28 2 2 1
George 21 1 0 0
Greene 11 1 0 0
Grenada 88 3 14 2
Hancock 87 11 9 3
Harrison 251 7 3 2
Hinds 971 25 80 13
Holmes 389 24 80 12
Humphreys 59 7 16 5
Itawamba 85 7 33 6
Jackson 302 13 40 4
Jasper 152 4 1 0
Jefferson 41 1 0 0
Jefferson Davis 77 2 4 1
Jones 576 25 81 13
Kemper 144 11 32 7
Lafayette 130 4 38 1
Lamar 235 5 5 2
Lauderdale 730 59 190 38
Lawrence 102 1 1 0
Leake 409 12 1 0
Lee 139 6 18 1
Leflore 255 30 84 17
Lincoln 250 27 86 21
Lowndes 200 9 19 5
Madison 709 23 101 12
Marion 114 9 14 2
Marshall 81 3 2 0
Monroe 254 25 92 22
Montgomery 81 1 0 0
Neshoba 606 38 67 21
Newton 263 4 4 0
Noxubee 179 6 14 3
Oktibbeha 233 11 42 7
Panola 66 3 0 0
Pearl River 207 31 45 11
Perry 50 3 0 0
Pike 202 11 15 6
Pontotoc 29 3 3 1
Prentiss 51 3 22 3
Quitman 25 0 0 0
Rankin 399 7 6 0
Scott 640 11 13 2
Sharkey 7 0 0 0
Simpson 95 0 5 0
Smith 148 11 30 7
Stone 30 0 0 0
Sunflower 79 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 26 1 0 0
Tate 81 1 2 0
Tippah 71 11 0 0
Tishomingo 30 0 1 0
Tunica 53 3 12 2
Union 81 5 20 4
Walthall 54 0 0 0
Warren 163 8 37 6
Washington 165 7 8 1
Wayne 171 0 2 0
Webster 64 1 18 0
Wilkinson 86 9 5 2
Winston 109 1 0 0
Yalobusha 87 5 27 5
Yazoo 239 4 11 2
Total 14,790 710 1,839 358

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

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