Mississippi new coronavirus case averages dip to lowest level in past week.

Published 1:44 pm Friday, June 5, 2020

Mississippi reported slightly less daily new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus Friday which lowered the 14-day average number of cases to the lowest level in approximately a week.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 209 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 16,769.

The state announced Friday morning 9 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 803.

Mississippi’s 7-day average of new cases dropped to 283 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 decreased slightly Friday to 296 cases per day.

Mississippi’s death toll from coronavirus includes 410 people from long-term care facilities or 51 percent of the total deaths.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 204 16 42 9
Alcorn 19 1 0 0
Amite 65 1 12 1
Attala 312 18 87 15
Benton 14 0 1 0
Bolivar 169 11 16 4
Calhoun 68 4 23 4
Carroll 119 11 45 9
Chickasaw 143 14 34 9
Choctaw 52 2 0 0
Claiborne 116 5 41 4
Clarke 156 19 17 8
Clay 125 4 0 0
Coahoma 132 4 0 0
Copiah 334 4 0 0
Covington 183 2 1 0
Desoto 593 10 17 4
Forrest 600 39 92 28
Franklin 29 2 3 1
George 30 2 1 0
Greene 30 1 13 0
Grenada 110 4 15 2
Hancock 90 12 8 3
Harrison 268 7 3 2
Hinds 1104 26 79 13
Holmes 444 31 84 15
Humphreys 64 7 16 5
Issaquena 0 0 0 0
Itawamba 89 7 33 6
Jackson 314 15 38 5
Jasper 168 4 0 0
Jefferson 42 1 0 0
Jefferson Davis 82 3 4 1
Jones 709 33 104 20
Kemper 156 11 32 7
Lafayette 156 4 39 1
Lamar 252 5 3 2
Lauderdale 765 69 174 45
Lawrence 107 1 0 0
Leake 455 12 2 0
Lee 197 8 21 2
Leflore 282 38 91 22
Lincoln 281 31 91 23
Lowndes 252 9 19 5
Madison 778 29 99 15
Marion 116 9 15 2
Marshall 89 3 0 0
Monroe 269 25 91 22
Montgomery 84 1 0 0
Neshoba 739 45 70 22
Newton 292 4 4 0
Noxubee 195 6 15 3
Oktibbeha 283 14 86 11
Panola 87 3 0 0
Pearl River 212 31 46 11
Perry 51 3 0 0
Pike 204 11 14 6
Pontotoc 49 3 3 1
Prentiss 53 3 21 3
Quitman 32 0 0 0
Rankin 463 9 6 0
Scott 663 12 13 2
Sharkey 7 0 0 0
Simpson 105 0 4 0
Smith 156 11 43 8
Stone 32 0 0 0
Sunflower 96 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 31 1 0 0
Tate 93 1 2 0
Tippah 76 11 0 0
Tishomingo 36 0 1 0
Tunica 58 3 12 2
Union 89 7 18 6
Walthall 67 0 0 0
Warren 199 10 37 7
Washington 199 8 7 1
Wayne 280 3 1 0
Webster 88 5 18 3
Wilkinson 85 9 5 2
Winston 124 1 0 0
Yalobusha 111 6 26 6
Yazoo 298 5 11 2
Total 16,769 803 1,969 410

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/