32,888 cases of coronavirus identified by Miss. Dept. of Health; 1,188 deaths

Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus (May 2020)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 32,888.

The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 674 new cases and 30 new deaths Wednesday.

So far, 1,188 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

The number of tests done in the state totals 327,087 as of July 5. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.

An estimated 22,167 people have recovered from the virus.

The number of cases per county are (as of July 8):

  • Adams – 332; 18 deaths
  • Alcorn - 76; 2 deaths
  • Amite - 104; 3 deaths
  • Attala – 365; 23 deaths
  • Benton - 42
  • Bolivar – 370; 18 deaths
  • Calhoun - 142; 5 deaths
  • Carroll - 171; 11 deaths
  • Chickasaw – 291; 19 deaths
  • Choctaw - 75; 4 deaths
  • Claiborne - 289; 10 deaths
  • Clarke - 211; 25 deaths
  • Clay – 251; 11 deaths
  • Coahoma – 213; 6 deaths
  • Copiah – 627; 15 deaths
  • Covington - 396; 5 deaths
  • DeSoto – 1,767; 18 deaths
  • Forrest – 927; 43 deaths
  • Franklin – 47; 2 deaths
  • George – 94; 3 deaths
  • Greene - 108; 9 deaths
  • Grenada – 522; 7 deaths
  • Hancock – 134; 13 deaths
  • Harrison – 1,003; 12 deaths
  • Hinds – 2,642; 46 deaths
  • Holmes – 570; 41 deaths
  • Humphreys – 156; 9 deaths
  • Issaquena - 10; 1 death
  • Itawamba – 140; 8 deaths
  • Jackson – 704; 17 deaths
  • Jasper - 266; 6 deaths
  • Jefferson - 114; 3 deaths
  • Jefferson Davis - 114; 4 deaths
  • Jones – 1,159; 49 deaths
  • Kemper - 179; 14 deaths
  • Lafayette – 419; 4 deaths
  • Lamar – 500; 7 deaths
  • Lauderdale - 937; 81 deaths
  • Lawrence – 189; 2 deaths
  • Leake – 598; 20 deaths
  • Lee – 575; 21 deaths
  • Leflore – 507; 56 deaths
  • Lincoln – 492; 34 deaths
  • Lowndes – 515; 13 deaths
  • Madison – 1,355; 36 deaths
  • Marion – 308; 12 deaths
  • Marshall – 264; 3 deaths
  • Monroe – 431; 35 deaths
  • Montgomery – 143; 2 deaths
  • Neshoba - 1,016; 73 deaths
  • Newton - 352; 10 deaths
  • Noxubee - 273; 8 deaths
  • Oktibbeha – 557; 28 deaths
  • Panola – 392; 6 deaths
  • Pearl River – 269; 32 deaths
  • Perry – 76; 4 deaths
  • Pike – 466; 17 deaths
  • Pontotoc – 316; 6 deaths
  • Prentiss - 111; 3 deaths
  • Quitman - 89; 1 death
  • Rankin – 999; 15 deaths
  • Scott – 785; 15 deaths
  • Sharkey - 40
  • Simpson – 360; 3 deaths
  • Smith – 234; 12 deaths
  • Stone - 72; 2 death
  • Sunflower – 436; 8 deaths
  • Tallahatchie – 156; 4 deaths
  • Tate – 319; 12 deaths
  • Tippah – 142; 11 deaths
  • Tishomingo - 91; 1 death
  • Tunica – 115; 3 deaths
  • Union – 233; 11 deaths
  • Walthall – 208; 7 deaths
  • Warren - 540; 20 deaths
  • Washington – 626; 10 deaths
  • Wayne - 551; 16 deaths
  • Webster – 128; 11 deaths
  • Wilkinson – 94; 9 deaths
  • Winston – 282; 10 deaths
  • Yalobusha - 183; 8 deaths
  • Yazoo – 533; 6 deaths

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

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

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