Coronavirus cases in Mississippi hit new 14-day daily average

Published 12:13 pm Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Mississippi reported more cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus Wednesday as the 14-day average rose to a new record high.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 302 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 16,322.

The state announced Wednesday morning 15 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 782. An overwhelming number, 11, of those deaths came from people listed as residents of long-term care facilities.

Mississippi’s 7-day average of new cases decreased slightly to 325 per day. The record high of the 7-day average of new cases is 328 and was set on Monday.

The 14-day average of daily new cases also rose Wednesday hitting 311 cases per day, a new high.

The state reported that 406 deaths were of residents of long-term care facilities or approximately 52 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 202 16 44 9
Alcorn 19 1 0 0
Amite 65 1 12 1
Attala 307 18 82 15
Benton 14 0 1 0
Bolivar 166 11 17 4
Calhoun 67 4 23 4
Carroll 116 11 45 9
Chickasaw 140 14 34 9
Choctaw 48 2 0 0
Claiborne 114 5 33 4
Clarke 155 19 20 8
Clay 118 4 0 0
Coahoma 128 4 0 0
Copiah 325 4 0 0
Covington 177 2 1 0
Desoto 559 8 19 3
Forrest 592 39 88 28
Franklin 29 2 3 1
George 28 1 0 0
Greene 33 1 16 0
Grenada 100 3 14 2
Hancock 90 12 8 3
Harrison 265 7 3 2
Hinds 1066 26 83 13
Holmes 441 30 84 15
Humphreys 60 7 16 5
Itawamba 90 7 34 6
Jackson 309 14 40 5
Jasper 166 4 0 0
Jefferson 42 1 0 0
Jefferson Davis 81 3 4 1
Jones 686 32 101 19
Kemper 149 11 32 7
Lafayette 150 4 39 1
Lamar 248 5 4 2
Lauderdale 760 68 202 45
Lawrence 108 1 1 0
Leake 454 12 2 0
Lee 185 7 22 1
Leflore 273 36 92 23
Lincoln 278 29 86 22
Lowndes 241 9 19 5
Madison 757 27 101 15
Marion 116 9 15 2
Marshall 85 3 2 0
Monroe 267 25 92 22
Montgomery 86 1 0 0
Neshoba 722 44 70 23
Newton 283 4 4 0
Noxubee 193 6 15 3
Oktibbeha 267 14 74 11
Panola 85 3 0 0
Pearl River 212 31 46 11
Perry 51 3 0 0
Pike 205 11 15 6
Pontotoc 45 3 3 1
Prentiss 53 3 22 3
Quitman 31 0 0 0
Rankin 453 8 8 0
Scott 662 12 13 2
Sharkey 7 0 0 0
Simpson 104 0 5 0
Smith 153 11 43 7
Stone 32 0 0 0
Sunflower 93 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 30 1 0 0
Tate 88 1 2 0
Tippah 76 11 0 0
Tishomingo 35 0 1 0
Tunica 56 3 12 2
Union 86 7 20 6
Walthall 63 0 0 0
Warren 191 10 37 7
Washington 194 7 8 1
Wayne 235 3 1 0
Webster 67 3 18 2
Wilkinson 85 9 5 2
Winston 122 1 0 0
Yalobusha 97 6 26 6
Yazoo 291 4 11 2
Total 16,322 782 1,993 406

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

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