Mississippi Department of Health reports 393 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, 15 new deaths

(WXXV) — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 393 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 15 new deaths caused by the coronavirus.

Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 10,483, with 480 deaths.

Here’s a look at the cases by county in South Mississippi:

  • Hancock County still has 79 (4 new) cases and ten (0 new) deaths.
  • Harrison County has 223 (13 new) and six (0 new) deaths.
  • Stone County has 26 (3 new) cases and no deaths.
  • George County has 16 (0 new) and 1 (0 new) death.
  • Jackson County has 280 (2 new) cases and 13 (0 new) deaths.
  • Pearl River County now has 193 (3 new) cases and 26 (1 new) deaths.

Meanwhile, Hinds County still has the most cases in the state with 717 (19 new).

78 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 114 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff).

As of May 3, the state reported 6,268 cases of COVID-19 were presumed recovered.

Counties reporting new cases or deaths today:

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total Long-
Term Care
Facility Cases
Total Long-
Term Care
Facility Deaths
Adams 164 15 40 8
Alcorn 12 1 0 0
Amite 39 0 5 0
Attala 212 5 60 5
Benton 14 0 1 0
Bolivar 120 10 16 4
Calhoun 58 4 23 4
Carroll 106 4 45 3
Chickasaw 110 10 25 6
Choctaw 18 2 0 0
Claiborne 48 0 0 0
Clarke 97 11 14 5
Clay 75 3 0 0
Coahoma 73 3 0 0
Copiah 191 1 1 0
Covington 101 1 2 1
Desoto 355 5 6 1
Forrest 357 24 69 13
Franklin 19 1 1 0
George 16 1 0 0
Greene 7 1 0 0
Grenada 56 2 14 2
Hancock 79 10 6 3
Harrison 223 6 1 1
Hinds 717 18 62 11
Holmes 262 19 43 9
Humphreys 39 5 10 3
Itawamba 73 7 33 6
Jackson 280 13 39 4
Jasper 104 3 1 0
Jefferson 33 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 63 1 2 0
Jones 287 7 40 2
Kemper 100 7 23 4
Lafayette 106 3 37 0
Lamar 164 4 3 2
Lauderdale 557 45 135 27
Lawrence 74 0 1 0
Leake 332 5 1 0
Lee 83 4 5 0
Leflore 197 22 50 11
Lincoln 194 16 66 12
Lowndes 100 4 7 2
Madison 502 15 61 10
Marion 86 7 14 2
Marshall 63 2 2 0
Monroe 209 22 92 19
Montgomery 70 1 0 0
Neshoba 354 18 36 9
Newton 161 2 2 0
Noxubee 118 2 9 2
Oktibbeha 97 6 27 4
Panola 46 2 0 0
Pearl River 193 26 42 8
Perry 35 1 0 0
Pike 173 10 14 5
Pontotoc 25 2 3 0
Prentiss 36 2 22 2
Quitman 19 0 0 0
Rankin 271 6 6 0
Scott 487 6 10 1
Sharkey 5 0 0 0
Simpson 72 0 4 0
Smith 107 7 27 4
Stone 26 0 0 0
Sunflower 65 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 15 1 0 0
Tate 55 0 2 0
Tippah 66 11 0 0
Tishomingo 11 0 1 0
Tunica 40 2 12 2
Union 57 4 17 3
Walthall 42 0 0 0
Warren 127 3 15 1
Washington 92 4 4 1
Wayne 32 0 3 0
Webster 22 1 0 0
Wilkinson 78 9 5 2
Winston 70 0 0 0
Yalobusha 65 0 24 0
Yazoo 176 2 4 0
Total 10,483 480 1,345 224

Statewide Combined Testing Summary as of May 13:

COVID-19 testing providers around the state include commercial laboratories as well as hospital labs. Combined with testing done by the MSDH Public Health Laboratory, the figures provide a complete picture of all Mississippi testing. We will update these figures as data becomes available.

  • Total tests by the MSDH Public Health Laboratory: 16,653
  • Total tests by other providers: 88,673
  • Total tests for COVID-19 statewide: 105,326
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