13,252 cases of coronavirus identified by Miss. Dept. of Health; 625 deaths

Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus (May 2020)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 13,252.

The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 247 new cases and 9 new deaths on Sunday. So far, 625 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

The amount of people tested in the state totals 143,033 as of May 22. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.

There’s also 1,646 reported cases in long-term care facilities in the state.

An estimated 7,681 people have recovered from the virus.

The number of cases per county are (as of May 23):

  • Adams – 186; 15 deaths
  • Alcorn - 14; 1 death
  • Amite - 52; 1 death
  • Attala – 269; 14 deaths
  • Benton - 14
  • Bolivar – 140; 10 deaths
  • Calhoun - 60; 4 deaths
  • Carroll - 113; 12 deaths
  • Chickasaw – 126; 12 deaths
  • Choctaw - 29; 2 deaths
  • Claiborne - 58; 1 death
  • Clarke - 126; 16 deaths
  • Clay – 99; 3 deaths
  • Coahoma – 98; 3 deaths
  • Copiah – 278; 4 deaths
  • Covington - 127; 1 death
  • DeSoto – 461; 6 deaths
  • Forrest – 480; 34 deaths
  • Franklin – 25; 1 death
  • George – 19; 1 death
  • Greene - 7; 1 death
  • Grenada – 75; 2 deaths
  • Hancock – 87; 11 deaths
  • Harrison – 234; 6 deaths
  • Hinds – 893; 24 deaths
  • Holmes – 365; 23 deaths
  • Humphreys – 53; 7 deaths
  • Itawamba – 85; 7 deaths
  • Jackson – 296; 13 deaths
  • Jasper - 139; 3 deaths
  • Jefferson - 40
  • Jefferson Davis - 71; 2 deaths
  • Jones – 467; 13 deaths
  • Kemper - 125; 10 deaths
  • Lafayette – 123; 3 deaths
  • Lamar – 219; 4 deaths
  • Lauderdale - 678; 55 deaths
  • Lawrence – 90; 1 death
  • Leake – 384; 10 deaths
  • Lee – 104; 5 deaths
  • Leflore – 239; 25 deaths
  • Lincoln – 243; 20 deaths
  • Lowndes – 160; 7 deaths
  • Madison – 654; 21 deaths
  • Marion – 108; 8 deaths
  • Marshall – 69; 3 deaths
  • Monroe – 242; 24 deaths
  • Montgomery – 78; 1 death
  • Neshoba - 512; 31 deaths
  • Newton - 224; 3 deaths
  • Noxubee - 158; 6 deaths
  • Oktibbeha – 134; 10 deaths
  • Panola – 62; 2 deaths
  • Pearl River – 224; 27 deaths
  • Perry – 46; 2 deaths
  • Pike – 196; 11 deaths
  • Pontotoc – 25; 3 deaths
  • Prentiss - 38; 3 deaths
  • Quitman - 24
  • Rankin – 349; 6 deaths
  • Scott – 589; 10 deaths
  • Sharkey - 7
  • Simpson – 85
  • Smith – 131; 10 deaths
  • Stone - 29
  • Sunflower – 77; 3 deaths
  • Tallahatchie – 24; 1 death
  • Tate – 59; 1 death
  • Tippah – 70; 11 deaths
  • Tishomingo - 25
  • Tunica – 48; 3 deaths
  • Union – 71; 5 deaths
  • Walthall – 49
  • Warren - 150; 6 deaths
  • Washington – 153; 5 deaths
  • Wayne - 109
  • Webster – 27; 1 death
  • Wilkinson – 82; 9 deaths
  • Winston – 98; 1 death
  • Yalobusha - 82; 4 deaths
  • Yazoo – 215; 2 deaths

On March 19, the first in-state death from the virus was reported of a man from Hancock County. On March 25, a second death was reported from a man in Holmes County.

Louisiana health officials said a man from Woodville died in a Baton Rouge hospital on March 21.

A fourth death was reported by MSDH in Webster County on March 25.

A fifth death was reported in Tunica County on March 25. It was a female around 75-80 who died in a long-term care facility.

The sixth death was a man in Rankin County between 80 and 85 years old.

Mississippi Department of Health has a hotline open 24 hours, 7 days a week for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.

The list of facilities that will be testing starting on Monday, March 23, is as follows:

Forrest General Hospital – Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg Clinic – Hattiesburg

Gulfport Memorial Hospital – Gulfport

St. Dominic Hospital – Jackson

Itawamba/Med Plus Urgent Care – Fulton

Lee/Med Plus Urgent Care – Tupelo

Memorial Drinkwater Internal Medicine Walk-In Clinic – Bay St. Louis

Memorial Long Beach Walk-In Clinic – Long Beach

Memorial Physician Walk-In Clinics – Walmart – Biloxi

Memorial Primary Care Cedar Lake – Biloxi

Memorial Stone County Medical Center – Wiggins

Memorial Surgery Center of Ocean Springs – Ocean Springs

Neshoba General Hospital – Philadelphia

North Mississippi Medical Center – Tupelo

Singing River Health System Clinics – Ocean Springs

Singing River Health System Clinics – Pascagoula

Singing River Health System Clinics – Hurley

Singing River Health System Clinics – Vancleave

Singing River Health System Clinics – Woolmarket

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