COVID-19 update: 173 new cases confirmed in Mississippi

According to the Mississippi State Department of Health, there are  173 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi bringing the total number of positive cases in the state to 2,642.  Eleven more people have lost their battle to the disease bringing the total number of deaths to 93.   In addition, five new outbreaks have been identified in long-term care facilities.

If you are waiting for test results, it is essential to remain at home. Do not go to work or leave home. Stay in a specific room at home and avoid contact with other family members as much as possible. These steps are important to prevent the possible spread of disease.

Mississippi COVID-19 cases to date and the number of long-term care (LTC) facilities with outbreaks are shown for each county in the table below.

 

County Cases Deaths LTCs with Outbreaks
Adams 49 1 2
Alcorn 7
Amite 11 1 1
Attala 18
Benton 5
Bolivar 65 3 2
Calhoun 14 1
Carroll 7
Chickasaw 22 2 1
Choctaw 10 1
Claiborne 5
Clarke 13 1 2
Clay 17
Coahoma 38 1
Copiah 28
Covington 12
Desoto 163 2 1
Forrest 86 2 2
Franklin 10
George 7
Greene 2
Grenada 10
Hancock 38 5 2
Harrison 107 5 2
Hinds 234 2 3
Holmes 42 3
Humphreys 9 1
Itawamba 9
Jackson 139 5 1
Jasper 12
Jefferson 4 1
Jefferson Davis 5
Jones 30 2
Kemper 14
Lafayette 29 1
Lamar 31 1
Lauderdale 133 8 4
Lawrence 6
Leake 27
Lee 42 3
Leflore 44 4 1
Lincoln 41 3 2
Lowndes 22
Madison 99 2 2
Marion 17 1
Marshall 30 2
Monroe 31 2 2
Montgomery 14 1
Neshoba 26
Newton 12 1
Noxubee 6
Oktibbeha 36 1 2
Panola 22 2
Pearl River 82 6 2
Perry 16 1
Pike 47 1 1
Pontotoc 14 1
Prentiss 12 2
Quitman 12
Rankin 94 2
Scott 52 1
Sharkey 3
Simpson 7
Smith 23 1 1
Stone 9
Sunflower 35 1
Tallahatchie 3
Tate 23
Tippah 43 6 1
Tishomingo 2
Tunica 19 1 1
Union 7 1 1
Walthall 16
Warren 11 1
Washington 49 2 2
Wayne 8
Webster 14 1
Wilkinson 42 3 1
Winston 18
Yalobusha 13
Yazoo 58 1
Total 2,642 93 52