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Saturday update: Record week of COVID-19 cases continues, 13 news deaths reported

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 465 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours bringing the total cases to 25,531. The state estimates more than 17,000 of those cases have fully recovered.

On Thursday, the state reported a single-day record for new cases with 1,092 cases.

Mississippi’s 7-day average of new cases rose to 554 per day, a new record high.

The 14-day average of daily new cases rose Saturday to 442 cases per day, also a new record high.

The state announced Saturday 13 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 1,035. Three of the deaths reported Saturday actually occurred between June 8 and June 15, but were delayed in reporting.

Mississippi’s death toll from coronavirus includes 509 people from long-term care facilities or 49.2 percent of the total deaths.

On Saturday the state reported 731 patients were hospitalized that either had confirmed COVID-19 or were suspected of having the virus, but hadn’t been confirmed by a test. The number of hospitalized patients was down from Friday’s record high of 769 patients.

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 248 18 43 10
Alcorn 53 1 1 0
Amite 80 2 12 2
Attala 345 23 89 19
Benton 25 0 1 0
Bolivar 242 13 28 4
Calhoun 110 4 23 4
Carroll 147 11 45 9
Chickasaw 232 18 36 11
Choctaw 70 4 0 0
Claiborne 211 10 43 8
Clarke 194 22 19 9
Clay 234 7 0 0
Coahoma 177 6 0 0
Copiah 536 13 29 3
Covington 264 5 1 0
Desoto 1201 15 18 4
Forrest 775 42 95 29
Franklin 33 2 3 1
George 66 3 1 0
Greene 78 7 30 5
Grenada 288 5 21 2
Hancock 116 13 8 4
Harrison 634 7 18 2
Hinds 1893 36 95 13
Holmes 507 39 98 19
Humphreys 111 9 18 6
Issaquena 6 1 0 0
Itawamba 113 8 34 7
Jackson 473 16 45 5
Jasper 229 6 0 0
Jefferson 78 3 1 0
Jefferson Davis 100 4 3 1
Jones 1014 48 144 31
Kemper 171 13 37 9
Lafayette 320 4 42 1
Lamar 382 7 3 2
Lauderdale 869 78 201 51
Lawrence 147 1 0 0
Leake 534 17 3 0
Lee 447 15 61 9
Leflore 449 48 168 33
Lincoln 420 33 111 25
Lowndes 425 10 19 6
Madison 1127 32 122 16
Marion 225 11 15 2
Marshall 171 3 4 0
Monroe 338 28 94 24
Montgomery 111 2 0 0
Neshoba 932 64 78 25
Newton 330 8 4 0
Noxubee 233 7 15 3
Oktibbeha 465 22 111 17
Panola 237 6 2 1
Pearl River 236 32 47 12
Perry 56 4 0 0
Pike 331 11 24 6
Pontotoc 194 3 3 1
Prentiss 91 3 24 3
Quitman 63 0 0 0
Rankin 715 12 26 0
Scott 725 14 13 2
Sharkey 22 0 0 0
Simpson 195 3 2 0
Smith 204 11 52 8
Stone 49 1 0 0
Sunflower 232 6 0 0
Tallahatchie 91 1 2 0
Tate 233 6 17 4
Tippah 116 11 0 0
Tishomingo 60 1 2 0
Tunica 82 3 12 2
Union 160 8 20 7
Walthall 165 3 0 0
Warren 392 17 39 9
Washington 403 9 7 1
Wayne 468 10 17 1
Webster 123 10 52 9
Wilkinson 89 9 5 2
Winston 228 4 24 1
Yalobusha 148 7 35 7
Yazoo 444 6 19 2
Total 25,531 1,035 2,534 509