The latest numbers on coronavirus cases and deaths in Mississippi

Published 11:50 am Thursday, June 4, 2020

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

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 238 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 16,560.

The state announced Thursday morning 12 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 794. Three of the deaths confirmed Thursday morning actually occurred earlier, but the reporting was delayed.

Mississippi’s 7-day average of new cases decreased to 313 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 decreases slightly Thursday to 310 cases per day.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Total Cases Total Deaths
Adams 203 16
Alcorn 19 1
Amite 66 1
Attala 311 18
Benton 14 0
Bolivar 169 11
Calhoun 67 4
Carroll 119 11
Chickasaw 140 14
Choctaw 50 2
Claiborne 115 5
Clarke 156 19
Clay 125 4
Coahoma 131 4
Copiah 329 4
Covington 179 2
Desoto 575 10
Forrest 595 39
Franklin 29 2
George 29 2
Greene 33 1
Grenada 107 4
Hancock 90 12
Harrison 269 7
Hinds 1074 26
Holmes 443 30
Humphreys 63 7
Issaquena 0 0
Itawamba 89 7
Jackson 314 15
Jasper 167 4
Jefferson 42 1
Jefferson Davis 82 3
Jones 701 33
Kemper 155 11
Lafayette 154 4
Lamar 250 5
Lauderdale 759 68
Lawrence 107 1
Leake 452 12
Lee 194 8
Leflore 277 36
Lincoln 280 31
Lowndes 247 9
Madison 767 28
Marion 116 9
Marshall 87 3
Monroe 269 25
Montgomery 84 1
Neshoba 728 44
Newton 288 4
Noxubee 193 6
Oktibbeha 273 14
Panola 84 3
Pearl River 212 31
Perry 51 3
Pike 204 11
Pontotoc 47 3
Prentiss 53 3
Quitman 32 0
Rankin 456 9
Scott 663 12
Sharkey 7 0
Simpson 104 0
Smith 155 11
Stone 32 0
Sunflower 92 3
Tallahatchie 30 1
Tate 91 1
Tippah 76 11
Tishomingo 36 0
Tunica 58 3
Union 89 7
Walthall 64 0
Warren 196 10
Washington 198 7
Wayne 262 3
Webster 84 4
Wilkinson 85 9
Winston 124 1
Yalobusha 104 6
Yazoo 296 4
Total 16,560 794

Note: The state reported a delay in updating today’s long-term care statistics.

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

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