489 new coronavirus cases in Mississippi; 20,641 total cases with 938 deaths

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 489 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Mississippi. Twenty-three new deaths have been reported.

That brings the state’s total number of cases to 20,641 with 938 deaths.

New COVID-19 positive tests reported to MSDH as of 6 p.m. yesterday:

Adams1
Jones1
Leake1
Leflore1
Neshoba1
Warren2

16 confirmed COVID-19 related deaths between May 23 and June 11 were identified from death certificate reports. The additional deaths were reported in the following counties:

Desoto1
Hancock1
Hinds1
Holmes1
Kemper1
Lee2
Leflore1
Lowndes1
Monroe1
Neshoba1
Newton1
Oktibbeha1
Pearl River1
Stone1
Tishomingo1

Cases and Deaths by County

Totals of all reported cases since March 11, including those in long-term care (LTC) facilities.

CountyTotal CasesTotal DeathsTotal LTC Facility CasesTotal LTC Facility Deaths
Adams227184310
Alcorn32100
Amite732122
Attala335238919
Benton18010
Bolivar19713194
Calhoun834234
Carroll12211459
Chickasaw177163510
Choctaw71200
Claiborne1449438
Clarke16821189
Clay185600
Coahoma156600
Copiah425781
Covington213310
Desoto79014184
Forrest697419429
Franklin30231
George41210
Greene564192
Grenada1704172
Hancock1001384
Harrison393762
Hinds1390299013
Holmes477359717
Humphreys838186
Issaquena0000
Itawamba1068347
Jackson38516385
Jasper203400
Jefferson57200
Jefferson Davis86331
Jones9104412527
Kemper16913379
Lafayette2094401
Lamar300632
Lauderdale8187518248
Lawrence121100
Leake4961620
Lee33014497
Leflore3854716333
Lincoln330329325
Lowndes35210196
Madison9223110216
Marion1639152
Marshall122330
Monroe301269323
Montgomery98100
Neshoba921566824
Newton325840
Noxubee2186153
Oktibbeha3861810114
Panola146400
Pearl River224324612
Perry55300
Pike24811196
Pontotoc93331
Prentiss703243
Quitman52000
Rankin56310140
Scott69612132
Sharkey9000
Simpson126120
Smith18211528
Stone35100
Sunflower128400
Tallahatchie49120
Tate155120
Tippah1001100
Tishomingo47120
Tunica673122
Union1098197
Walthall111100
Warren28014398
Washington276971
Wayne409840
Webster1098507
Wilkinson85952
Winston158200
Yalobusha1397357
Yazoo3546192
Total20,6419382,266477

Estimated Recoveries

Presumed COVID-19 cases recovered, estimated weekly (does not include cases still under investigation).

Governor Tate Reeves tweeted about the new cases on Wednesday. He said, “I’m concerned that people are losing interest in the effort to keep each other safe. We are all tired and ready to be done, but the virus doesn’t care. Please be on your guard—small efforts have a big impact!”

MSDH has more information about COVID-19 on its website.

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