Mississippi releases county level coronavirus case data by race

Published 2:49 pm Friday, April 17, 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health has released county-level racial details on COVID-19 coronavirus cases across the state.

In total, approximately 56% of Mississippi’s coronavirus cases are black or African-American patients while 26% are white. The remaining 8% are listed as other.

Deaths from coronavirus show 66% are black patients, 34% white.

Here’s the breakdown by county:

Mississippi Cases to Date by Race

County Total Cases Black or African American White Other Under investigation *
Adams 73 37 20 13 3
Alcorn 7 1 5 1 0
Amite 17 9 6 1 1
Attala 31 15 10 2 4
Benton 6 4 2 0 0
Bolivar 76 52 13 3 8
Calhoun 32 11 19 0 2
Carroll 10 6 4 0 0
Chickasaw 39 17 13 7 2
Choctaw 11 4 6 0 1
Claiborne 8 4 2 1 1
Clarke 21 8 11 2 0
Clay 22 19 2 1 0
Coahoma 45 41 2 1 1
Copiah 40 21 7 12 0
Covington 22 11 7 0 4
Desoto 213 83 104 15 11
Forrest 137 59 55 11 12
Franklin 14 8 3 1 2
George 9 0 9 0 0
Greene 3 0 3 0 0
Grenada 15 10 4 0 1
Hancock 50 12 37 1 0
Harrison 137 48 77 7 5
Hinds 314 238 43 27 6
Holmes 54 47 1 3 3
Humphreys 12 9 2 1 0
Itawamba 13 5 6 0 2
Jackson 196 97 83 12 4
Jasper 20 12 4 2 2
Jefferson 4 3 1 0 0
Jefferson Davis 8 6 1 0 1
Jones 56 20 19 14 3
Kemper 16 14 1 0 1
Lafayette 39 14 19 2 4
Lamar 57 26 21 5 5
Lauderdale 181 126 43 7 5
Lawrence 12 4 5 2 1
Leake 60 37 6 8 9
Lee 49 22 22 3 2
Leflore 70 58 6 3 3
Lincoln 95 30 49 5 11
Lowndes 30 20 6 0 4
Madison 123 51 43 20 9
Marion 38 12 21 3 2
Marshall 37 17 18 1 1
Monroe 58 15 31 2 10
Montgomery 15 10 4 1 0
Neshoba 46 25 13 7 1
Newton 19 11 4 1 3
Noxubee 20 14 4 0 2
Oktibbeha 42 20 12 4 6
Panola 27 22 3 0 2
Pearl River 115 40 52 11 12
Perry 21 5 16 0 0
Pike 93 59 11 6 17
Pontotoc 17 11 5 0 1
Prentiss 16 0 13 3 0
Quitman 13 11 2 0 0
Rankin 128 30 81 12 5
Scott 96 48 24 13 11
Sharkey 3 1 1 1 0
Simpson 14 4 6 1 3
Smith 38 12 22 1 3
Stone 17 4 11 1 1
Sunflower 45 39 3 2 1
Tallahatchie 8 8 0 0 0
Tate 27 9 18 0 0
Tippah 45 28 13 3 1
Tishomingo 2 1 1 0 0
Tunica 28 16 7 1 4
Union 9 5 1 1 2
Walthall 22 11 9 0 2
Warren 17 10 6 0 1
Washington 68 54 7 4 3
Wayne 10 6 2 2 0
Webster 17 10 6 0 1
Wilkinson 53 47 1 3 2
Winston 27 16 9 1 1
Yalobusha 14 7 5 1 1
Yazoo 81 48 26 4 3
Total 3,793 2,005 1,270 283 235

* Cases still under investigation have not had their data finalized.