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37,542 cases of coronavirus identified by Miss. Dept. of Health; 1,272 deaths

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Published: Jul. 14, 2020 at 4:06 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 36,680.

The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 862 new cases and 23 new death Tuesday.

So far, 1,272 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

The number of tests done in the state totals 363,662 as of July 14. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.

An estimated 25,932 people have recovered from the virus.

The number of cases per county are (as of July 11):

  • Adams – 367; 20 deaths
  • Alcorn - 111; 2 deaths
  • Amite - 111; 3 deaths
  • Attala – 386; 24 deaths
  • Benton - 47
  • Bolivar – 416; 18 deaths
  • Calhoun - 170; 5 deaths
  • Carroll - 183; 11 deaths
  • Chickasaw – 302; 19 deaths
  • Choctaw - 76; 4 deaths
  • Claiborne - 315; 11 deaths
  • Clarke - 228; 25 deaths
  • Clay – 262; 11 deaths
  • Coahoma – 235; 6 deaths
  • Copiah – 675; 16 deaths
  • Covington - 450; 5 deaths
  • DeSoto – 2,009; 20 deaths
  • Forrest – 1,043; 43 deaths
  • Franklin – 57; 2 deaths
  • George – 125; 3 deaths
  • Greene - 116; 10 deaths
  • Grenada – 625; 9 deaths
  • Hancock – 152; 13 deaths
  • Harrison – 1,183; 16 deaths
  • Hinds – 3,041; 54 deaths
  • Holmes – 598; 41 deaths
  • Humphreys – 174; 10 deaths
  • Issaquena - 11; 1 death
  • Itawamba – 147; 8 deaths
  • Jackson – 804; 19 deaths
  • Jasper - 282; 6 deaths
  • Jefferson - 137; 3 deaths
  • Jefferson Davis - 125; 4 deaths
  • Jones – 1,231; 49 deaths
  • Kemper - 184; 14 deaths
  • Lafayette – 506; 4 deaths
  • Lamar – 584; 7 deaths
  • Lauderdale - 972; 81 deaths
  • Lawrence – 216; 2 deaths
  • Leake – 635; 20 deaths
  • Lee – 630; 22 deaths
  • Leflore – 539; 56 deaths
  • Lincoln – 538; 35 deaths
  • Lowndes – 549; 17 deaths
  • Madison – 1,508; 39 deaths
  • Marion – 349; 12 deaths
  • Marshall – 297; 3 deaths
  • Monroe – 460; 36 deaths
  • Montgomery – 186; 3 deaths
  • Neshoba - 1,045; 77 deaths
  • Newton - 377; 10 deaths
  • Noxubee - 279; 9 deaths
  • Oktibbeha – 623; 28 deaths
  • Panola – 461; 6 deaths
  • Pearl River – 308; 32 deaths
  • Perry – 91; 4 deaths
  • Pike – 511; 20 deaths
  • Pontotoc – 363; 6 deaths
  • Prentiss - 127; 4 deaths
  • Quitman - 101; 1 death
  • Rankin – 1,137; 19 deaths
  • Scott – 831; 15 deaths
  • Sharkey - 48
  • Simpson – 453; 3 deaths
  • Smith – 256; 12 deaths
  • Stone - 77; 2 death
  • Sunflower – 505; 8 deaths
  • Tallahatchie – 197; 4 deaths
  • Tate – 395; 13 deaths
  • Tippah – 147; 11 deaths
  • Tishomingo - 109; 1 death
  • Tunica – 126; 3 deaths
  • Union – 256; 12 deaths
  • Walthall – 274; 8 deaths
  • Warren - 600; 21 deaths
  • Washington – 753; 13 deaths
  • Wayne - 568; 19 deaths
  • Webster – 135; 11 deaths
  • Wilkinson – 101; 9 deaths
  • Winston – 302; 11 deaths
  • Yalobusha - 208; 9 deaths
  • Yazoo – 566; 7 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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