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November 24, 2020

Coronavirus still spreading across Mississippi as more than 8,000 new cases found in last two weeks

Mississippi’s 14-day daily average for new COVID-19 coronavirus cases continued to rise Tuesday to levels the state last experienced more than a month ago as more than 8,300 new cases were detected in the last two weeks.

On Tuesday, the state reported 713 new cases, bringing the total cases since the pandemic began in March to 105,941. Of those cases, the state believes approximately 94,000 have recovered.

The state reported 14 new deaths Tuesday. One of those deaths actually occurred on September 25.

A total of 3,115 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dipped to 609 with Tuesday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average rose to 593 cases per day. The last time it was higher was on Sept. 7.

Totals of all reported COVID-19 cases for 2020, including those in long-term care (LTC) facilities.

The numbers in this table are provisional. County case numbers and deaths may change as investigation finds new or additional information. The data provided below is the most current available.

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 1002 41 51 13
Alcorn 901 12 18 2
Amite 380 12 15 2
Attala 711 25 90 20
Benton 280 4 14 0
Bolivar 1959 75 217 30
Calhoun 574 12 25 4
Carroll 343 12 45 9
Chickasaw 786 24 44 13
Choctaw 198 6 1 0
Claiborne 523 16 43 9
Clarke 674 48 91 25
Clay 642 20 19 3
Coahoma 1211 34 86 6
Copiah 1291 35 70 6
Covington 883 25 34 10
De Soto 6238 75 73 15
Forrest 2845 76 175 41
Franklin 212 3 4 1
George 896 16 36 6
Greene 428 17 38 6
Grenada 1175 36 110 20
Hancock 701 27 26 6
Harrison 4471 80 255 32
Hinds 7497 167 456 72
Holmes 1120 60 101 20
Humphreys 388 16 21 6
Issaquena 106 3 0 0
Itawamba 1029 24 84 17
Jackson 4083 74 85 8
Jasper 644 16 1 0
Jefferson 255 10 13 3
Jefferson Davis 379 11 3 1
Jones 2720 81 183 37
Kemper 309 15 40 9
Lafayette 2362 42 123 28
Lamar 2012 37 32 11
Lauderdale 2255 128 261 74
Lawrence 474 14 26 2
Leake 1065 39 35 5
Lee 3239 78 179 36
Leflore 1547 83 192 46
Lincoln 1254 53 142 32
Lowndes 1693 60 98 33
Madison 3526 92 238 45
Marion 915 42 92 14
Marshall 1209 23 44 7
Monroe 1386 72 170 52
Montgomery 515 23 52 9
Neshoba 1754 109 130 38
Newton 824 27 39 9
Noxubee 584 16 20 4
Oktibbeha 1904 53 193 31
Panola 1608 35 26 5
Pearl River 1023 54 93 22
Perry 462 21 20 7
Pike 1303 55 97 27
Pontotoc 1402 18 16 1
Prentiss 960 19 48 3
Quitman 407 6 0 0
Rankin 3630 84 172 23
Scott 1202 29 21 3
Sharkey 271 14 43 8
Simpson 1156 48 117 19
Smith 572 15 54 8
Stone 424 14 55 9
Sunflower 1544 49 80 14
Tallahatchie 809 24 29 7
Tate 1096 39 50 13
Tippah 800 19 41 0
Tishomingo 761 40 96 26
Tunica 514 17 15 2
Union 1098 24 46 11
Walthall 619 27 67 13
Warren 1476 53 119 25
Washington 2422 91 159 35
Wayne 959 21 59 10
Webster 360 13 52 11
Wilkinson 318 19 20 5
Winston 794 21 40 11
Yalobusha 470 14 35 7
Yazoo 1109 33 77 12
Total 105,941 3,115 6,380 1,265

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