Mississippi sees rise in reported COVID-19 cases

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 418 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 17 new deaths.

The state total now stands at 14,790 cases and 710 deaths. Four of the deaths reported for May 28 were gleaned from state death certificates from May 11 to May 15.

None of the deaths reported were in the six South Mississippi counties.

Here’s an updated list of cases by county in our area:

  • Hancock County has 87 cases and 11 deaths.
  • Harrison County has 251 (4 new) cases and seven deaths.
  • Stone County has 30 cases and no deaths.
  • Jackson County has 302 cases and 13 deaths.
  • Pearl River County has 207 (1 new) cases and 31 deaths.

Meanwhile, Hinds County still has the most cases in the state with 971.

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 192 15 43 8
Alcorn 16 1 0 0
Amite 59 1 9 1
Attala 287 15 79 14
Benton 15 0 1 0
Bolivar 156 11 17 4
Calhoun 63 4 23 4
Carroll 118 11 46 9
Chickasaw 132 12 34 8
Choctaw 39 2 0 0
Claiborne 72 2 8 1
Clarke 139 18 17 7
Clay 111 4 0 0
Coahoma 120 4 0 0
Copiah 298 4 0 0
Covington 159 2 1 0
Desoto 520 7 19 2
Forrest 534 38 87 27
Franklin 28 2 2 1
George 21 1 0 0
Greene 11 1 0 0
Grenada 88 3 14 2
Hancock 87 11 9 3
Harrison 251 7 3 2
Hinds 971 25 80 13
Holmes 389 24 80 12
Humphreys 59 7 16 5
Itawamba 85 7 33 6
Jackson 302 13 40 4
Jasper 152 4 1 0
Jefferson 41 1 0 0
Jefferson Davis 77 2 4 1
Jones 576 25 81 13
Kemper 144 11 32 7
Lafayette 130 4 38 1
Lamar 235 5 5 2
Lauderdale 730 59 190 38
Lawrence 102 1 1 0
Leake 409 12 1 0
Lee 139 6 18 1
Leflore 255 30 84 17
Lincoln 250 27 86 21
Lowndes 200 9 19 5
Madison 709 23 101 12
Marion 114 9 14 2
Marshall 81 3 2 0
Monroe 254 25 92 22
Montgomery 81 1 0 0
Neshoba 606 38 67 21
Newton 263 4 4 0
Noxubee 179 6 14 3
Oktibbeha 233 11 42 7
Panola 66 3 0 0
Pearl River 207 31 45 11
Perry 50 3 0 0
Pike 202 11 15 6
Pontotoc 29 3 3 1
Prentiss 51 3 22 3
Quitman 25 0 0 0
Rankin 399 7 6 0
Scott 640 11 13 2
Sharkey 7 0 0 0
Simpson 95 0 5 0
Smith 148 11 30 7
Stone 30 0 0 0
Sunflower 79 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 26 1 0 0
Tate 81 1 2 0
Tippah 71 11 0 0
Tishomingo 30 0 1 0
Tunica 53 3 12 2
Union 81 5 20 4
Walthall 54 0 0 0
Warren 163 8 37 6
Washington 165 7 8 1
Wayne 171 0 2 0
Webster 64 1 18 0
Wilkinson 86 9 5 2
Winston 109 1 0 0
Yalobusha 87 5 27 5
Yazoo 239 4 11 2
Total 14,790 710 1,839 358

 

 

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