Mississippi reports another large number of new COVID cases Saturday

Published 1:28 pm Saturday, July 4, 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Saturday reported 990 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 4 new deaths. Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 30,674, with 1,107 deaths.

Adams County recorded 17 new cases and now has 310 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county 18 total deaths with 10 deaths and 44 cases in long term care facilities.

Adams County Coroner James Lee recorded another COVID-19 death on Saturday and if the MSDH confirms that death to be due to COVID-19 that would put the county’s death toll at 19.

Adams County Emergency Management Agency Director Robert Bradford said Adams County had 45 active COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

Statewide, 100 long-term care facilities have outbreaks as of Saturday.

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.

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 310 18 44 10
Alcorn 68 2 1 1
Amite 89 2 13 2
Attala 359 23 89 19
Benton 34 0 1 0
Bolivar 334 14 29 4
Calhoun 129 4 23 4
Carroll 164 11 45 9
Chickasaw 276 18 36 11
Choctaw 74 4 0 0
Claiborne 270 10 43 8
Clarke 206 24 19 9
Clay 249 10 0 0
Coahoma 199 6 0 0
Copiah 602 16 29 3
Covington 347 5 2 0
Desoto 1572 16 18 5
Forrest 860 42 95 29
Franklin 45 2 3 1
George 86 3 1 0
Greene 105 8 34 5
Grenada 479 5 27 2
Hancock 126 13 8 4
Harrison 886 10 65 4
Hinds 2480 39 134 14
Holmes 551 41 98 20
Humphreys 147 9 18 6
Issaquena 9 1 0 0
Itawamba 135 8 34 7
Jackson 616 16 46 5
Jasper 261 6 0 0
Jefferson 107 3 0 0
Jefferson Davis 111 4 3 1
Jones 1120 49 152 32
Kemper 178 14 38 9
Lafayette 389 4 42 1
Lamar 456 7 3 2
Lauderdale 908 79 201 51
Lawrence 174 1 0 0
Leake 575 19 3 0
Lee 547 18 62 12
Leflore 486 51 168 36
Lincoln 454 34 111 26
Lowndes 483 12 21 6
Madison 1296 34 135 18
Marion 275 11 15 2
Marshall 226 3 5 0
Monroe 399 30 96 25
Montgomery 131 2 0 0
Neshoba 985 71 90 27
Newton 339 9 5 0
Noxubee 261 8 15 3
Oktibbeha 541 26 128 18
Panola 345 6 2 1
Pearl River 254 32 48 12
Perry 66 4 0 0
Pike 431 12 40 6
Pontotoc 283 6 3 1
Prentiss 108 3 24 3
Quitman 76 0 0 0
Rankin 916 12 30 0
Scott 770 15 13 2
Sharkey 35 0 1 0
Simpson 310 3 2 0
Smith 220 11 52 8
Stone 64 1 0 0
Sunflower 373 7 1 0
Tallahatchie 136 4 3 1
Tate 278 10 27 7
Tippah 130 11 0 0
Tishomingo 78 1 2 0
Tunica 100 3 12 2
Union 207 9 20 8
Walthall 200 4 0 0
Warren 511 18 39 9
Washington 578 9 8 1
Wayne 542 13 26 2
Webster 125 10 52 9
Wilkinson 94 9 5 2
Winston 259 6 31 3
Yalobusha 171 7 35 7
Yazoo 505 6 19 2
Total 30,674 1,107 2,743 537