Tuesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reports four new COVID-19 cases in Warren County. The cumulative number of cases in the county is now 158, and the county’s death toll from the virus stands at seven, including five residents of long-term care facilities. The county has 36 cases in one long-term facility under investigation.
Statewide, MSDH reports 273 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the total cumulative confirmed cases in Mississippi to 13,731.
MSDH also reports 17 additional Mississippians died of COVID- 19, bringing the number of deaths in the state to 652.
COVID-19 deaths are reported in the following counties Tuesday:
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Eight confirmed COVID-19 related deaths between May 13 and May 18 were identified through death certificate reports. The additional deaths are reported in the following counties:
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Deaths and new cases were reported as of 6 p.m. Monday, May 25. MSDH reports new statistics on the COVID-19 coronavirus each morning based on the previous day’s testing and death reports.
MSDH has estimated the number of people who can be presumed recovered from COVID-19 in Mississippi. That number is 9,401 through Sunday, May 24. That figure represents about 68.5% of the cumulative 13,731 cases reported as of Tuesday, May 26. This figure will be updated weekly.
Based on the number of cases reported Tuesday, May 5, in Warren County (88), the estimated number of people presumed recovered is 81, with 77 active cases.
These estimates are based on MSDH’s guidelines for calculating estimated recoveries when hospitalizations are not known, using the number of cases 21 days ago, less known outcomes (deaths).
As of Tuesday, 388 Mississippians are hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19, and another 173 patients are hospitalized with suspected infections. Of those hospitalized, 134 are critically ill and in intensive care units and 81 are on ventilators.here.