Record number of COVID-19 deaths reported in Mississippi as total cases surpasses 8,000

(WXXV) — The number of coronavirus cases in Mississippi spiked on Monday, with 330 new cases reported to state health officials.

The Mississippi State Department of Health also announced a record number of deaths due to COVID-19 with 32 fatalities reported. Previously, the highest number of deaths reported for one day was 20 on Friday, May 1.

Mississippi’s total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 8,207, with 342 deaths. The number of Mississippians currently hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection has risen to 452.

Fifty of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 111 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff).

In South Mississippi, there were 7 new cases reported: 270 in Jackson County (3 new); 186 in Harrison (2 new); 183 in Pearl River (2 new); 68 in Hancock (0 new); 22 in Stone (0 new) and 14 in George (0 new).

Officials estimate that 4,421 people in the Magnolia State are presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.

 

Mississippi COVID-19 Cases to Date

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

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total Long-
Term Care
Facility Cases
Total Long-
Term Care
Facility Deaths
Adams 151 10 27 4
Alcorn 10 1 0 0
Amite 32 0 1 0
Attala 137 2 38 2
Benton 12 0 1 0
Bolivar 112 8 15 2
Calhoun 58 4 23 4
Carroll 111 3 29 2
Chickasaw 80 9 25 6
Choctaw 14 1 0 0
Claiborne 33 0 0 0
Clarke 67 6 12 3
Clay 57 2 0 0
Coahoma 70 3 0 0
Copiah 126 1 2 1
Covington 84 0 0 0
Desoto 308 4 1 1
Forrest 259 14 22 7
Franklin 17 1 0 0
George 14 1 0 0
Greene 6 1 0 0
Grenada 36 2 14 2
Hancock 68 5 6 3
Harrison 186 6 1 1
Hinds 565 9 16 5
Holmes 168 10 27 2
Humphreys 26 4 6 2
Itawamba 64 6 32 5
Jackson 270 9 39 1
Jasper 64 2 0 0
Jefferson 24 0 0 0
Jefferson Davis 45 1 2 0
Jones 193 2 15 0
Kemper 79 3 20 1
Lafayette 96 3 36 0
Lamar 125 3 1 0
Lauderdale 436 33 104 18
Lawrence 57 0 1 0
Leake 257 2 0 0
Lee 75 4 5 0
Leflore 175 18 42 8
Lincoln 155 12 49 8
Lowndes 65 3 7 2
Madison 298 11 40 8
Marion 76 7 14 2
Marshall 48 2 0 0
Monroe 177 16 88 14
Montgomery 47 1 0 0
Neshoba 243 10 27 2
Newton 106 0 1 0
Noxubee 92 2 9 2
Oktibbeha 57 4 9 3
Panola 40 2 0 0
Pearl River 183 20 41 6
Perry 31 1 0 0
Pike 160 9 13 4
Pontotoc 22 2 4 0
Prentiss 33 1 20 1
Quitman 16 0 0 0
Rankin 221 6 6 0
Scott 404 3 9 1
Sharkey 5 0 0 0
Simpson 53 0 2 0
Smith 86 4 23 2
Stone 22 0 0 0
Sunflower 60 3 0 0
Tallahatchie 12 1 0 0
Tate 45 0 1 0
Tippah 58 10 0 0
Tishomingo 8 0 1 0
Tunica 36 2 12 2
Union 36 2 10 1
Walthall 35 0 0 0
Warren 88 2 6 0
Washington 78 3 4 1
Wayne 25 0 1 0
Webster 21 1 0 0
Wilkinson 71 7 5 2
Winston 52 0 0 0
Yalobusha 21 0 0 0
Yazoo 154 2 0 0
Total 8,207 342 965 125

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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