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Warren County adds 10 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday



COVID-19 Update

Wednesday, June 3, the Mississippi State Department of Health reports another 10 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Warren County, the second-highest one-day number of new cases, bringing the cumulative number of cases in the county to 191. The county’s death toll of 10 includes seven residents of long-term care facilities. The county has 37 cases in one long-term facility under investigation.

MSDH has announced it will begin providing the names of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases today; however, that information has not be released, yet.

Statewide, MSDH reports 302 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the total cumulative confirmed cases in Mississippi to 16,322.

MSDH also reports 15 Mississippians died of COVID-19 statewide, bringing the number of deaths in the state to 782.

COVID-19 deaths are reported in the following counties Wednesday:

County Deaths reported Wednesday
Adams 1
Claiborne 3
Holmes 2
Jackson 1
Jones 1
Leflore 2
Madison 2
Neshoba 2
Wayne 1

Deaths and new cases were reported as of 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 2. 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 11,203 through Sunday, May 31. That figure represents about 68.6% of the cumulative 16,322 cases reported as of Wednesday, June 3. This figure will be updated weekly.

Based on the number of cases reported Wednesday, May 13, in Warren County (123), the estimated number of people presumed recovered is 113, with 68 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, 455 Mississippians were hospitalized with confirmed cases of COVID-19, and another 147 patients are hospitalized with suspected infections. Of those hospitalized with confirmed infections, 141 are critically ill and in intensive care units and 96 are on ventilators. Hospitalizations were not updated Wednesday as of this writing.

For additional information, visit the MSDH website.

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