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Sunday update: New cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi ease up after record-breaking week

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional 361 new COVID-19 cases Sunday bringing the total cases to 25,892. The state estimates more than 17,000 of those cases have fully recovered.

The number of new cases is significantly less than 1,092 cases that were reported on Thursday.

The state announced Sunday 4 new deaths were attributed to the virus bringing the total death toll to 1,039.

Mississippi’s 7-day average of new cases rose to 560 per day, a new record high. The 7-day average is more than double was it was just three weeks ago on June 7.

Mississippi’s death toll from coronavirus includes 511 people from long-term care facilities or 49.2 percent of the total deaths.

On Sunday the state reported 676 patients were hospitalized that either had confirmed COVID-19 or were suspected of having the virus, but hadn’t been confirmed by a test. That number was down from the previous several days.

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 248 18 43 10
Adams 252 18 44 10
Alcorn 53 1 1 0
Amite 80 2 12 2
Attala 346 23 89 19
Benton 25 0 1 0
Bolivar 247 13 28 4
Calhoun 110 4 23 4
Carroll 146 11 45 9
Chickasaw 235 18 36 11
Choctaw 71 4 0 0
Claiborne 212 10 43 8
Clarke 196 22 19 9
Clay 235 7 0 0
Coahoma 178 6 0 0
Copiah 538 13 29 3
Covington 268 5 1 0
Desoto 1224 15 18 4
Forrest 777 42 95 29
Franklin 34 2 3 1
George 65 3 1 0
Greene 83 7 31 5
Grenada 296 5 21 2
Hancock 116 13 8 4
Harrison 642 7 19 2
Hinds 1957 36 103 14
Holmes 507 39 98 19
Humphreys 111 9 18 6
Issaquena 6 1 0 0
Itawamba 115 8 34 7
Jackson 475 16 44 5
Jasper 234 6 0 0
Jefferson 80 3 1 0
Jefferson Davis 101 4 3 1
Jones 1027 48 144 31
Kemper 171 13 37 9
Lafayette 323 4 42 1
Lamar 384 7 3 2
Lauderdale 869 78 201 51
Lawrence 146 1 0 0
Leake 533 17 3 0
Lee 452 15 61 9
Leflore 454 48 168 33
Lincoln 422 33 111 25
Lowndes 431 11 19 6
Madison 1145 32 124 16
Marion 228 11 15 2
Marshall 185 3 4 0
Monroe 340 29 94 24
Montgomery 111 2 0 0
Neshoba 933 64 78 25
Newton 329 8 4 0
Noxubee 234 7 15 3
Oktibbeha 466 23 111 17
Panola 240 6 2 1
Pearl River 236 32 47 12
Perry 56 4 0 0
Pike 334 11 24 6
Pontotoc 202 3 3 1
Prentiss 91 3 24 3
Quitman 63 0 0 0
Rankin 773 12 26 0
Scott 726 14 13 2
Sharkey 23 0 0 0
Simpson 198 3 2 0
Smith 204 11 52 8
Stone 48 1 0 0
Sunflower 238 6 0 0
Tallahatchie 93 2 2 1
Tate 234 6 17 4
Tippah 116 11 0 0
Tishomingo 60 1 2 0
Tunica 82 3 12 2
Union 161 8 20 7
Walthall 166 3 0 0
Warren 398 17 39 9
Washington 419 9 7 1
Wayne 499 10 17 1
Webster 122 10 52 9
Wilkinson 89 9 5 2
Winston 230 4 25 1
Yalobusha 148 7 35 7
Yazoo 445 6 19 2
Total 25,892 1,039 2,547 511