Mississippi coronavirus case averages down again

Published 2:32 pm Sunday, June 7, 2020

Mississippi’s daily 7-day average of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases fell again to a more than two-week low Sunday.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 236 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 17,270.

The state announced Sunday 6 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 817.

Mississippi’s 7-day average of new cases dropped to 253 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 Sunday to 287 cases per day.

Mississippi’s death toll from coronavirus includes 425 people from long-term care facilities or 52 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 43 9
Alcorn 20 1 0 0
Amite 65 1 12 1
Attala 315 20 89 17
Benton 15 0 1 0
Bolivar 174 11 18 4
Calhoun 70 4 23 4
Carroll 119 11 45 9
Chickasaw 147 14 35 9
Choctaw 53 2 0 0
Claiborne 120 6 42 5
Clarke 159 19 17 8
Clay 132 4 0 0
Coahoma 134 4 0 0
Copiah 341 4 0 0
Covington 188 2 1 0
Desoto 611 11 18 4
Forrest 610 39 92 28
Franklin 30 2 3 1
George 30 2 1 0
Greene 42 1 13 0
Grenada 113 4 17 2
Hancock 92 12 8 3
Harrison 281 7 3 2
Hinds 1137 26 85 13
Holmes 454 31 88 15
Humphreys 70 7 17 5
Issaquena 0 0 0 0
Itawamba 90 8 33 7
Jackson 321 15 38 5
Jasper 179 4 0 0
Jefferson 46 1 0 0
Jefferson Davis 84 3 4 1
Jones 729 34 107 21
Kemper 159 11 37 8
Lafayette 156 4 40 1
Lamar 259 5 3 2
Lauderdale 779 70 177 45
Lawrence 108 1 0 0
Leake 462 12 2 0
Lee 224 8 33 2
Leflore 288 40 95 26
Lincoln 289 32 92 25
Lowndes 270 9 19 5
Madison 796 29 100 15
Marion 119 9 15 2
Marshall 90 3 0 0
Monroe 277 25 93 22
Montgomery 85 1 0 0
Neshoba 755 45 69 22
Newton 298 4 4 0
Noxubee 200 6 15 3
Oktibbeha 297 16 93 13
Panola 96 3 0 0
Pearl River 215 31 46 11
Perry 51 3 0 0
Pike 207 11 14 6
Pontotoc 55 3 3 1
Prentiss 56 3 21 3
Quitman 32 0 0 0
Rankin 480 9 3 0
Scott 671 12 13 2
Sharkey 7 0 0 0
Simpson 105 0 2 0
Smith 165 11 51 8
Stone 32 0 0 0
Sunflower 97 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 32 1 0 0
Tate 96 1 2 0
Tippah 80 11 0 0
Tishomingo 37 0 1 0
Tunica 58 3 12 2
Union 91 7 19 6
Walthall 74 0 0 0
Warren 206 11 37 7
Washington 202 8 7 1
Wayne 315 3 1 0
Webster 96 5 18 3
Wilkinson 85 9 5 2
Winston 128 1 0 0
Yalobusha 114 7 26 7
Yazoo 301 5 11 2
Total 17,270 817 2,032 425