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Saturday update: COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Mississippi; Cases in Adams County up by 5

New cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mississippi continued to climb higher Saturday as the state reported the latest statistics for the virus.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 322 new cases have been confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 11,123.

The state reports that more than 56% of the cases are presumed to have recovered. As of May 15, 108,476 Mississippi residents have been tested by the state and by private labs MSDH reports.

The number of cases reported in Adams County rose from 166 cases reported Friday to 171 cases Saturday.

The state announced Saturday morning 17 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 510. Two of the deaths reported Friday actually occurred earlier, but the reporting was delayed.

The state reported that 243 deaths were of residents of long-term care facilities or approximately 48 percent of all deaths in the state.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 171 15 39 8
Alcorn 12 1 0 0
Amite 46 0 6 0
Attala 233 7 64 7
Benton 13 0 1 0
Bolivar 130 10 16 4
Calhoun 58 4 23 4
Carroll 110 6 45 5
Chickasaw 114 12 32 8
Choctaw 20 2 0 0
Claiborne 49 0 1 0
Clarke 98 12 14 5
Clay 79 3 0 0
Coahoma 76 3 0 0
Copiah 195 2 0 0
Covington 105 0 1 0
Desoto 384 5 9 1
Forrest 416 26 69 14
Franklin 19 1 1 0
George 17 1 0 0
Greene 7 1 0 0
Grenada 58 2 14 2
Hancock 79 10 6 3
Harrison 215 6 1 1
Hinds 768 22 73 13
Holmes 288 20 51 9
Humphreys 44 5 12 3
Issaquena 0 0 0 0
Itawamba 75 7 33 6
Jackson 284 13 39 4
Jasper 110 3 1 0
Jefferson 35 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 68 2 3 1
Jones 319 8 40 3
Kemper 101 7 23 4
Lafayette 107 3 37 0
Lamar 173 4 3 2
Lauderdale 578 45 154 27
Lawrence 77 0 1 0
Leake 352 6 3 0
Lee 89 4 5 0
Leflore 200 22 51 11
Lincoln 202 18 68 14
Lowndes 112 4 9 2
Madison 526 17 84 11
Marion 87 7 14 2
Marshall 66 3 2 0
Monroe 222 23 92 20
Montgomery 71 1 0 0
Neshoba 397 21 47 11
Newton 186 2 2 0
Noxubee 134 2 11 2
Oktibbeha 102 6 28 4
Panola 50 2 0 0
Pearl River 195 26 42 8
Perry 36 2 0 0
Pike 176 11 14 6
Pontotoc 25 2 3 0
Prentiss 36 3 22 3
Quitman 21 0 0 0
Rankin 282 6 5 0
Scott 521 6 10 1
Sharkey 6 0 0 0
Simpson 75 0 4 0
Smith 111 7 27 4
Stone 24 0 0 0
Sunflower 69 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 18 1 0 0
Tate 56 0 2 0
Tippah 69 11 0 0
Tishomingo 14 0 1 0
Tunica 44 2 12 2
Union 60 4 18 3
Walthall 46 0 0 0
Warren 133 4 33 2
Washington 113 4 4 1
Wayne 37 0 3 0
Webster 23 1 0 0
Wilkinson 78 9 5 2
Winston 75 0 0 0
Yalobusha 71 0 24 0
Yazoo 182 2 4 0
Total 11,123 510 1,461 243