Coronavirus continues to inch across Mississippi as cases, death toll rise; only 7 of 82 counties haven’t confirmed virus

Published 11:14 am Monday, March 30, 2020

Mississippi State Health Department officials announced Monday morning the latest number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases in the state and the number (and the death toll) continue to rise.

The state confirmed 847 cases of coronavirus had been found in Mississippi. Sixteen people have died as result of the virus, the state confirmed.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Cases Deaths
Adams 8
Alcorn 1
Amite 4 1
Attala 10
Benton 4
Bolivar 16
Calhoun 3
Carroll 1
Chickasaw 12
Choctaw 6
Claiborne 1
Clarke 1
Clay 4
Coahoma 20
Copiah 8
Covington 2
Desoto 77 1
Forrest 21
Franklin 3
George 3
Grenada 3
Hancock 15 1
Harrison 44 1
Hinds 74
Holmes 14 1
Humphreys 2
Itawamba 3
Jackson 39
Jefferson 1
Jones 6
Kemper 1
Lafayette 14
Lamar 4
Lauderdale 23
Lawrence 5
Leake 5
Lee 23 1
Leflore 18 1
Lincoln 11
Lowndes 10
Madison 38
Marion 4
Marshall 13
Monroe 5
Montgomery 7
Neshoba 4
Newton 2
Noxubee 3
Oktibbeha 15
Panola 6
Pearl River 27
Perry 3 1
Pike 16
Pontotoc 4
Prentiss 4
Quitman 4
Rankin 37 1
Scott 9
Sharkey 1
Simpson 2
Smith 1
Sunflower 11 1
Tallahatchie 2
Tate 11
Tippah 23 2
Tunica 12 1
Union 3
Walthall 5
Warren 1
Washington 18
Webster 5 1
Wilkinson 13 2
Winston 6
Yalobusha 5
Yazoo 7
Total 847 16

Only 7 of Mississippi’s 82 counties have yet to report a case of the coronavirus. Those include Greene, Issaquena, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Stone, Tishomingo and Wayne counties.

Coronavirus cases are on the rise all across states in the Deep South. Click here to see state-by-state numbers.