Mississippi health officials report 227 new cases of COVID-19, 11 deaths on Tuesday

Eleven more deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Mississippi on Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 250.

There were 227 more cases reported on Monday; the state now stands at 6,569 cases statewide.

In South Mississippi, there were 11 new cases reported: 255 in Jackson County (3 new); 171 in Harrison (5 new); 157 in Pearl River (3 new); 61 in Hancock (0 new); 22 in Stone (0 new) and 13 in George (1 new).

Mississippi COVID-19 Cases to Date

Table of total cases, deaths, and cases in long-term care (LTC) facilities since March 11, 2020.

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total Cases in LTC Facilities
Adams 129 8 22
Alcorn 10 1 0
Amite 26 0 1
Attala 94 0 26
Benton 9 0 0
Bolivar 101 7 13
Calhoun 51 3 22
Carroll 25 1 2
Chickasaw 68 7 22
Choctaw 13 1 0
Claiborne 20 0 0
Clarke 53 3 10
Clay 34 2 0
Coahoma 61 3 1
Copiah 88 1 1
Covington 55 0 0
Desoto 277 4 2
Forrest 198 10 19
Franklin 16 1 0
George 13 1 0
Greene 5 1 0
Grenada 28 0 14
Hancock 61 5 7
Harrison 171 6 1
Hinds 450 7 13
Holmes 129 5 27
Humphreys 22 3 1
Issaquena 0 0 0
Itawamba 51 2 28
Jackson 255 6 39
Jasper 34 1 0
Jefferson 23 0 0
Jefferson Davis 31 1 1
Jones 136 1 10
Kemper 56 1 12
Lafayette 88 3 35
Lamar 102 2 0
Lauderdale 334 19 75
Lawrence 42 0 1
Leake 190 2 0
Lee 70 4 5
Leflore 145 16 28
Lincoln 141 9 47
Lowndes 49 2 3
Madison 224 8 28
Marion 69 5 13
Marshall 42 2 0
Monroe 157 13 79
Montgomery 20 1 0
Neshoba 174 3 3
Newton 78 0 1
Noxubee 61 0 8
Oktibbeha 49 3 7
Panola 38 2 0
Pearl River 157 18 31
Perry 26 1 0
Pike 143 7 12
Pontotoc 18 2 1
Prentiss 32 1 20
Quitman 14 0 0
Rankin 182 5 6
Scott 296 0 8
Sharkey 5 0 0
Simpson 45 0 2
Smith 73 4 20
Stone 22 0 0
Sunflower 53 2 0
Tallahatchie 11 1 0
Tate 41 0 1
Tippah 53 7 0
Tishomingo 7 0 1
Tunica 35 1 12
Union 16 1 2
Walthall 30 0 0
Warren 65 2 0
Washington 77 3 4
Wayne 20 0 0
Webster 17 1 0
Wilkinson 69 7 5
Winston 43 0 0
Yalobusha 19 0 0
Yazoo 134 1 0
Total 6,569 250 752

Testing in Mississippi

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.

Combined testing totals (MSDH, hospital laboratories and commercial testing providers) as of April 27, 2020.

Total individuals tested by the MSDH Public Health Laboratory 11,978
Total individuals tested by other providers 52,434
Total individuals tested for COVID-19 statewide 64,412

 

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