The Latest: Mississippi coronavirus cases jump again yesterday, along with death toll; See county by county results

Published 10:09 am Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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

The state confirmed 937 cases of coronavirus had been found in Mississippi, that’s an increase of 90 cases since yesterday. Twenty people have died as result of the virus, the state confirmed. The death toll increased by 4 deaths since yesterday.

Here are the county by county numbers:

County Cases Deaths
Adams 10
Alcorn 3
Amite 4 1
Attala 10
Benton 4
Bolivar 22 1
Calhoun 3
Carroll 1
Chickasaw 13
Choctaw 6
Claiborne 1
Clarke 4
Clay 4
Coahoma 21
Copiah 9
Covington 2
Desoto 84 1
Forrest 21
Franklin 3
George 3
Grenada 3
Hancock 16 1
Harrison 45 1
Hinds 90
Holmes 15 1
Humphreys 3
Itawamba 3
Jackson 40
Jefferson 1
Jones 6
Kemper 1
Lafayette 15 1
Lamar 5
Lauderdale 35
Lawrence 5
Leake 5
Lee 24 1
Leflore 19 1
Lincoln 11
Lowndes 11
Madison 42
Marion 5
Marshall 14
Monroe 6
Montgomery 7 1
Neshoba 4
Newton 2
Noxubee 3
Oktibbeha 17
Panola 7 1
Pearl River 30
Perry 3 1
Pike 17
Pontotoc 5
Prentiss 4
Quitman 3
Rankin 40 1
Scott 10
Sharkey 1
Simpson 2
Smith 1
Sunflower 11 1
Tallahatchie 2
Tate 11
Tippah 26 2
Tishomingo 1
Tunica 12 1
Union 3
Walthall 5
Warren 1
Washington 20
Webster 5 1
Wilkinson 14 2
Winston 7
Yalobusha 6
Yazoo 9
Total 937 20

Only 6 of Mississippi’s 82 counties have yet to report a case of the coronavirus. Those include Greene, Issaquena, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Stone and Wayne counties.

Coronavirus cases are on the rise all across states in the Deep South. For details on state by state results from across the South, click here.