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Sunday update: Hospitalizations across Mississippi down slightly as state reports additional cases

New cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Mississippi continued to climb Sunday as the number of hospitalizations of confirmed cases dropped slightly.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 173 new cases have been confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 11,296.

The number of hospitalized patients in the state with confirmed cases of COVID-19 stood a 413 – down from 428 hospitalizations reported on Saturday. The number of hospitalizations of patients with the virus hasn’t dropped below 400 since April 25 when 399 patients were hospitalized. The number of hospitalizations reached 454 on April 30 and has fluctuated between 450 and 400 patients since.

MSDH officials said 158 patients in the state are in ICU with confirmed cases of COVID-19, down from 170 patients reported on Saturday.

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 state announced Sunday morning 11 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 521.

The state reported that 251 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 172 15 39 8
Alcorn 12 1 0 0
Amite 46 0 6 0
Attala 249 7 64 7
Benton 13 0 1 0
Bolivar 129 10 16 4
Calhoun 58 4 23 4
Carroll 110 7 45 6
Chickasaw 115 12 32 8
Choctaw 22 2 0 0
Claiborne 49 0 1 0
Clarke 101 12 14 5
Clay 79 3 0 0
Coahoma 76 3 0 0
Copiah 201 2 0 0
Covington 105 0 1 0
Desoto 386 5 12 1
Forrest 431 27 69 15
Franklin 21 1 1 0
George 17 1 0 0
Greene 7 1 0 0
Grenada 59 2 14 2
Hancock 80 10 6 3
Harrison 215 6 1 1
Hinds 773 22 73 13
Holmes 293 20 51 9
Humphreys 45 5 12 3
Itawamba 78 7 33 6
Jackson 286 13 39 4
Jasper 111 3 1 0
Jefferson 37 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 68 2 3 1
Jones 337 9 40 4
Kemper 100 8 24 4
Lafayette 109 3 37 0
Lamar 175 4 3 2
Lauderdale 585 46 156 28
Lawrence 78 0 1 0
Leake 353 6 4 0
Lee 93 4 7 0
Leflore 200 22 51 11
Lincoln 217 18 68 14
Lowndes 122 5 9 3
Madison 533 17 84 11
Marion 89 8 14 2
Marshall 66 3 2 0
Monroe 222 23 92 20
Montgomery 72 1 0 0
Neshoba 405 23 48 13
Newton 187 2 2 0
Noxubee 134 3 14 3
Oktibbeha 104 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 285 6 5 0
Scott 524 7 10 1
Sharkey 6 0 0 0
Simpson 76 0 4 0
Smith 112 7 28 4
Stone 24 0 0 0
Sunflower 68 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 19 1 0 0
Tate 57 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 115 4 5 1
Wayne 39 0 3 0
Webster 23 1 0 0
Wilkinson 78 9 5 2
Winston 81 0 0 0
Yalobusha 71 0 24 0
Yazoo 188 2 7 0
Total 11,296 521 1,479 251

For more detailed graphics on Mississippi’s coronavirus statistics, please visit:

https://www.magnoliastatelive.com/video-mississippis-coronavirus-case-by-the-numbers/