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State reports more COVID-19 cases, deaths on Friday

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Friday reported 318 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 13 new deaths (two of which were identified through death certificate reports from May 4-5). Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 10,801, with 493 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has risen to 422.

Adams County now has 166 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 39 of which were reported in long term care facilities and 15 COVID-19 deaths, eight of which were in long term care facilities.

Seventy one of the new statewide cases reported Friday were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 111 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff).

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against coronavirus, are online at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19

The Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline is the best way to get your questions about COVID-19 answered. Call 877-978-6453 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week.

The latest state map shows Mississippi’s case total as reported at 6 p.m. last night.

Cases and Deaths by County

Totals of all reported cases since March 11, including those in long-term care (LTC) facilities.

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 166 15 39 8
Alcorn 12 1 0 0
Amite 41 0 6 0
Attala 224 5 64 5
Benton 13 0 1 0
Bolivar 127 10 16 4
Calhoun 58 4 23 4
Carroll 109 4 45 3
Chickasaw 114 11 32 7
Choctaw 19 2 0 0
Claiborne 48 0 0 0
Clarke 97 11 14 5
Clay 78 3 0 0
Coahoma 75 3 0 0
Copiah 190 1 1 0
Covington 104 0 * 1 0
DeSoto 369 5 9 1
Forrest 380 26 69 14
Franklin 19 1 1 0
George 18 1 0 0
Greene 7 1 0 0
Grenada 58 2 14 2
Hancock 78 10 6 3
Harrison 214 6 1 1
Hinds 745 20 70 12
Holmes 278 19 51 9
Humphreys 42 5 11 3
Itawamba 75 7 33 6
Jackson 283 13 39 4
Jasper 110 3 1 0
Jefferson 34 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 67 2 * 3 1
Jones 304 7 39 2
Kemper 100 7 23 4
Lafayette 107 3 37 0
Lamar 166 4 3 2
Lauderdale 566 45 135 27
Lawrence 74 0 1 0
Leake 351 6 3 0
Lee 85 4 5 0
Leflore 199 22 51 11
Lincoln 197 17 67 13
Lowndes 108 4 9 2
Madison 507 17 67 11
Marion 86 7 14 2
Marshall 65 2 2 0
Monroe 215 23 92 20
Montgomery 71 1 0 0
Neshoba 369 19 46 9
Newton 172 2 2 0
Noxubee 132 2 9 2
Oktibbeha 99 6 28 4
Panola 47 2 0 0
Pearl River 195 26 42 8
Perry 36 2 0 0
Pike 174 10 14 5
Pontotoc 25 2 3 0
Prentiss 36 2 22 2
Quitman 20 0 0 0
Rankin 276 6 5 0
Scott 504 6 10 1
Sharkey 5 0 0 0
Simpson 75 0 4 0
Smith 109 7 27 4
Stone 24 0 0 0
Sunflower 69 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 18 1 0 0
Tate 55 0 2 0
Tippah 67 11 0 0
Tishomingo 13 0 1 0
Tunica 44 2 12 2
Union 59 4 18 3
Walthall 44 0 0 0
Warren 129 4 33 2
Washington 100 4 4 1
Wayne 33 0 3 0
Webster 22 1 0 0
Wilkinson 78 9 5 2
Winston 73 0 0 0
Yalobusha 66 0 24 0
Yazoo 180 2 4 0
Total 10,801 493 1,416 231

Note: One death that was previously reported from Covington County has been corrected to Jefferson Davis County.

The numbers in this table are provisional. County case numbers and deaths may change as investigation finds new or additional information about residence.

Long-Term Care Facility Cases and Deaths by Race

Long-term care (LTC) facilities like nursing homes are considered high risk locations because their residents are older or in poor health. Even one case of COVID-19 in these facilities among residents or employees is considered an outbreak. We investigate residents, staff and close contacts of infected individuals for possible exposure. (Long-term care facilities include nursing homes, intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities, personal care homes, assisted living facilities, long-term acute care facilities, and psychiatric or chemical dependency residential treatment centers.)