The Latest: Statistics show coronavirus cases grow by day in Mississippi, new records set

Published 11:21 am Sunday, May 31, 2020

Mississippi reported Sunday 272 more cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus as the 7-day and 14-day averages continued to set new records.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 272 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 15,501.

The state announced Sunday morning 11 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 734.

Mississippi’s 7-day average of new cases increased to 321 per day, an all-time high. The 14-day average of daily new cases also rose Sunday hitting 300 cases per day, also a new high.

The state reported that 371 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 199 15 43 8
Alcorn 17 1 0 0
Amite 64 1 12 1
Attala 298 17 80 14
Benton 14 0 1 0
Bolivar 162 11 17 4
Calhoun 65 4 23 4
Carroll 117 11 46 9
Chickasaw 135 12 34 8
Choctaw 43 2 0 0
Claiborne 110 2 8 1
Clarke 144 18 17 7
Clay 112 4 0 0
Coahoma 125 4 0 0
Copiah 312 4 0 0
Covington 164 2 1 0
Desoto 542 7 19 2
Forrest 564 38 88 27
Franklin 29 2 3 1
George 25 1 0 0
Greene 13 1 0 0
Grenada 94 3 14 2
Hancock 91 11 9 3
Harrison 258 7 3 2
Hinds 1006 25 81 13
Holmes 429 28 81 14
Humphreys 59 7 16 5
Itawamba 86 7 34 6
Jackson 308 13 40 4
Jasper 163 4 1 0
Jefferson 42 1 0 0
Jefferson Davis 77 3 4 1
Jones 629 28 88 15
Kemper 144 11 32 7
Lafayette 136 4 38 1
Lamar 238 5 5 2
Lauderdale 738 62 195 41
Lawrence 102 1 1 0
Leake 427 12 2 0
Lee 153 6 21 1
Leflore 264 31 90 18
Lincoln 263 29 86 22
Lowndes 211 9 19 5
Madison 724 23 101 12
Marion 114 9 15 2
Marshall 81 3 2 0
Monroe 257 25 92 22
Montgomery 85 1 0 0
Neshoba 646 39 69 21
Newton 270 4 5 0
Noxubee 186 6 14 3
Oktibbeha 239 12 47 9
Panola 71 3 0 0
Pearl River 209 31 45 11
Perry 50 3 0 0
Pike 203 11 15 6
Pontotoc 35 3 3 1
Prentiss 53 3 22 3
Quitman 33 0 0 0
Rankin 439 8 7 0
Scott 644 12 13 2
Sharkey 7 0 0 0
Simpson 98 0 5 0
Smith 152 11 33 7
Stone 30 0 0 0
Sunflower 84 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 27 1 0 0
Tate 94 1 2 0
Tippah 73 11 0 0
Tishomingo 32 0 1 0
Tunica 55 3 12 2
Union 82 5 20 4
Walthall 56 0 0 0
Warren 173 10 37 7
Washington 178 7 8 1
Wayne 204 1 2 0
Webster 69 2 18 1
Wilkinson 85 9 5 2
Winston 117 1 0 0
Yalobusha 93 5 27 5
Yazoo 281 4 11 2
Total 15,501 734 1,883 371

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

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