The latest: Mississippi reports increases in daily coronavirus cases, deaths

Published 11:40 am Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Mississippi reported additional COVID-19 coronavirus cases and deaths Tuesday showing the number of cases and deaths over the last 24 hours was greater than the trailing 7- and 14-day averages.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 353 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 20,152. The state estimates more than 15,000 of those cases have fully recovered.

The state announced Tuesday 20 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 915.

Of the total deaths, the state reports 466 or 51% of the total were patients at long-term care facilities.

Mississippi’s 7-day average of new cases rose to 292 per day. The record high of the 7-day average of new cases is 332 and was set on Friday.

The 14-day average of daily new cases rose slightly Tuesday to 295 cases per day. The 14-day, daily average record was 317 set on Wednesday.

Here are the county by county results:
County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 226 17 43 10
Alcorn 32 1 0 0
Amite 71 2 12 2
Attala 333 23 89 19
Benton 19 0 1 0
Bolivar 194 13 19 4
Calhoun 82 4 23 4
Carroll 122 11 45 9
Chickasaw 168 16 35 10
Choctaw 66 2 0 0
Claiborne 142 9 43 8
Clarke 166 21 17 9
Clay 174 6 0 0
Coahoma 153 6 0 0
Copiah 418 7 4 1
Covington 209 3 1 0
Desoto 740 13 18 4
Forrest 689 41 93 29
Franklin 30 2 3 1
George 40 2 1 0
Greene 56 4 19 2
Grenada 167 4 17 2
Hancock 100 12 9 3
Harrison 377 7 3 2
Hinds 1349 28 90 13
Holmes 474 34 97 17
Humphreys 83 8 18 6
Issaquena 0 0 0 0
Itawamba 106 8 34 7
Jackson 378 16 38 5
Jasper 200 4 0 0
Jefferson 54 2 0 0
Jefferson Davis 84 3 3 1
Jones 899 43 121 25
Kemper 170 12 37 9
Lafayette 195 4 40 1
Lamar 292 6 3 2
Lauderdale 816 75 181 48
Lawrence 120 1 0 0
Leake 491 15 2 0
Lee 310 12 44 5
Leflore 376 45 160 31
Lincoln 329 32 93 25
Lowndes 335 9 19 5
Madison 905 31 102 16
Marion 152 9 15 2
Marshall 110 3 1 0
Monroe 297 25 93 22
Montgomery 98 1 0 0
Neshoba 895 54 68 23
Newton 324 7 4 0
Noxubee 216 6 15 3
Oktibbeha 374 17 98 14
Panola 137 4 0 0
Pearl River 223 31 45 11
Perry 54 3 0 0
Pike 247 11 18 6
Pontotoc 79 3 3 1
Prentiss 68 3 24 3
Quitman 51 0 0 0
Rankin 550 10 14 0
Scott 692 12 13 2
Sharkey 8 0 0 0
Simpson 123 1 2 0
Smith 182 11 52 8
Stone 34 0 0 0
Sunflower 127 4 0 0
Tallahatchie 45 1 1 0
Tate 135 1 2 0
Tippah 95 11 0 0
Tishomingo 47 0 2 0
Tunica 67 3 12 2
Union 108 8 19 7
Walthall 107 1 0 0
Warren 262 12 39 8
Washington 269 9 7 1
Wayne 398 8 4 0
Webster 109 8 50 7
Wilkinson 85 9 5 2
Winston 155 2 0 0
Yalobusha 139 7 35 7
Yazoo 350 6 19 2
Total 20,152 915 2,237 466