Mississippi state total for COVID-19 stands at 9,674 cases and 435 deaths

(WXXV) — Tuesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 234 new cases of COVID-19 in the state and 22 new deaths. Seven of those deaths were from prior weeks identified through death certificate investigation.

The state total stands at 9,674 and 435 deaths.

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

  • Hancock County still has 74 (0 new) cases and ten (0 new) deaths.
  • Harrison County has 201 (3 new) and six (0 new) deaths.
  • Stone County has 23 (0 new) cases and no deaths.
  • George County has 15 (0) and 1 (0 new) death.
  • Jackson County has 276 (0 new) cases and 13 (2 new) deaths.
  • Pearl River County now has 190 (0 new) cases and 25 (1 new) deaths.

Meanwhile, Hinds County still has the most cases in the state with 681.

As of May 3, the state reported 4,421 cases of COVID-19 were presumed recovered.

Counties reporting deaths today:

County Deaths reported today
Adams 2
Attala 1
Clarke 1
Forrest 2
Hinds 2
Leflore 2
Madison 1
Pearl River 1
Smith 1
Union 1
Washington 1

7 of today’s reported deaths were identified from death certificates between April 25 and May 3. The additional deaths are reported in the following counties:

County Deaths
Jackson 2
Jones 1
Kemper 1
Lauderdale 1
Neshoba 1
Oktibbeha 1

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 Long-
Term Care
Facility Cases
Total Long-
Term Care
Facility Deaths
Adams 161 15 39 8
Alcorn 11 1 0 0
Amite 38 0 1 0
Attala 205 5 60 5
Benton 14 0 1 0
Bolivar 120 9 16 3
Calhoun 58 4 23 4
Carroll 105 4 45 3
Chickasaw 94 10 25 6
Choctaw 16 2 0 0
Claiborne 41 0 0 0
Clarke 87 9 14 4
Clay 68 3 0 0
Coahoma 72 3 0 0
Copiah 165 1 1 0
Covington 100 1 2 1
Desoto 346 5 1 1
Forrest 331 23 52 12
Franklin 19 1 1 0
George 15 1 0 0
Greene 6 1 0 0
Grenada 52 2 14 2
Hancock 74 10 6 3
Harrison 201 6 1 1
Hinds 681 17 62 10
Holmes 224 19 41 9
Humphreys 38 4 8 2
Itawamba 70 7 33 6
Jackson 276 13 39 4
Jasper 92 2 0 0
Jefferson 32 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 58 1 2 0
Jones 260 6 31 1
Kemper 97 7 23 4
Lafayette 101 3 36 0
Lamar 156 4 3 2
Lauderdale 501 45 121 26
Lawrence 70 0 1 0
Leake 318 4 0 0
Lee 81 4 5 0
Leflore 191 20 46 10
Lincoln 189 14 65 10
Lowndes 91 3 7 2
Madison 491 13 58 10
Marion 84 7 14 2
Marshall 58 2 0 0
Monroe 202 21 92 19
Montgomery 69 1 0 0
Neshoba 326 16 32 6
Newton 147 1 1 0
Noxubee 117 2 9 2
Oktibbeha 91 5 27 3
Panola 45 2 0 0
Pearl River 190 25 42 7
Perry 35 1 0 0
Pike 173 10 14 5
Pontotoc 23 2 3 0
Prentiss 36 2 22 2
Quitman 17 0 0 0
Rankin 256 6 6 0
Scott 475 6 9 1
Sharkey 5 0 0 0
Simpson 63 0 2 0
Smith 105 7 26 4
Stone 23 0 0 0
Sunflower 64 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 13 1 0 0
Tate 54 0 2 0
Tippah 66 11 0 0
Tishomingo 10 0 1 0
Tunica 40 2 12 2
Union 54 4 15 3
Walthall 42 0 0 0
Warren 122 2 12 0
Washington 86 4 4 1
Wayne 29 0 2 0
Webster 22 1 0 0
Wilkinson 78 9 5 2
Winston 67 0 0 0
Yalobusha 36 0 1 0
Yazoo 169 2 3 0
Total 9,908 457 1,239 208

The numbers in this table are provisional. County case numbers and deaths may change as investigation finds new or additional information about residence.

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