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Mississippi Department of Health reports 957 new virus cases Tuesday

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 957 new cases of COVID-19 and 44 virus-related deaths in Mississippi on Tuesday.

MSDH reports 10 of the latest recorded deaths occurred between June 17 and June 28 and were only recently confirmed to have been COVID-19 related with death certificate reports.

Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 32,214 with 1,158 deaths.

MSDH reports 104 long-term care facilities such as nursing homes in the state now have active outbreaks where an outbreak is defined as one or more cases among residents or staff.

There were 648 COVID-19 patients in Mississippi hospitals as of 6 p.m. Monday, which is up from 609 patients on Sunday.

Adams County has had a total of 315 confirmed virus cases and 18 virus-related deaths reported since March 11. Of those cases, 44 were residents of long-term care facilities in Adams County and 10 residents of long-term care facilities died with the disease.

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against coronavirus and statewide testing locations, 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 315 18 44 10
Alcorn 74 2 1 1
Amite 104 3 13 2
Attala 365 23 89 19
Benton 42 0 1 0
Bolivar 356 18 30 6
Calhoun 141 4 23 4
Carroll 168 11 45 9
Chickasaw 287 19 36 11
Choctaw 75 4 0 0
Claiborne 284 10 43 8
Clarke 210 25 19 9
Clay 249 11 1 1
Coahoma 205 6 0 0
Copiah 620 15 29 3
Covington 375 5 2 0
Desoto 1724 18 19 5
Forrest 916 43 95 29
Franklin 45 2 3 1
George 91 3 1 0
Greene 105 9 34 6
Grenada 506 7 34 4
Hancock 134 13 9 4
Harrison 969 11 82 5
Hinds 2591 41 134 15
Holmes 560 41 98 20
Humphreys 156 9 18 6
Issaquena 10 1 0 0
Itawamba 137 8 34 7
Jackson 689 17 46 5
Jasper 267 6 0 0
Jefferson 110 3 0 0
Jefferson Davis 113 4 3 1
Jones 1140 49 154 32
Kemper 179 14 38 9
Lafayette 409 4 42 1
Lamar 491 7 3 2
Lauderdale 922 80 201 51
Lawrence 187 2 0 0
Leake 589 19 3 0
Lee 562 20 63 14
Leflore 500 53 168 37
Lincoln 484 34 111 26
Lowndes 509 13 21 6
Madison 1326 35 135 18
Marion 300 12 15 2
Marshall 258 3 5 0
Monroe 425 34 99 28
Montgomery 139 2 0 0
Neshoba 1004 73 96 27
Newton 347 9 6 0
Noxubee 272 8 15 3
Oktibbeha 552 27 128 18
Panola 364 6 2 1
Pearl River 265 32 48 12
Perry 72 4 0 0
Pike 454 16 40 8
Pontotoc 304 6 3 1
Prentiss 110 3 24 3
Quitman 81 1 0 0
Rankin 982 13 33 0
Scott 779 15 14 2
Sharkey 37 0 1 0
Simpson 345 3 2 0
Smith 229 11 52 8
Stone 69 2 0 0
Sunflower 420 8 1 0
Tallahatchie 145 4 3 1
Tate 310 11 28 8
Tippah 138 11 0 0
Tishomingo 89 1 2 0
Tunica 113 3 12 2
Union 218 10 20 8
Walthall 205 6 1 1
Warren 532 18 39 9
Washington 617 10 8 1
Wayne 545 15 27 2
Webster 127 11 52 10
Wilkinson 93 9 5 2
Winston 280 8 32 5
Yalobusha 180 7 35 7
Yazoo 523 6 19 2
Total 32,214 1,158 2,792 558

 

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