September 24, 2020

The latest: Mississippi’s new coronavirus cases lower than average Sunday

Mississippi reported lower new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus on Sunday.

The state reported 672 new coronavirus cases Sunday and 10 more deaths from the prior day.

The number of new cases was down significantly from Thursday’s record high for the most new cases in a single day – 1,775.

In total, 60,553 cases have been found in the state. The state believes more than 35,000 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 1,703 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dropped to 1,178 with Sunday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average also dropped to a new record, 1,280 cases per day. Sunday’s lower update caused the 14-day, daily average drop slightly after 20 days of increases.

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
Adams 580 25
Alcorn 354 4
Amite 210 5
Attala 495 24
Benton 124 0
Bolivar 939 32
Calhoun 374 8
Carroll 245 11
Chickasaw 435 19
Choctaw 126 4
Claiborne 400 13
Clarke 298 25
Clay 368 14
Coahoma 659 10
Copiah 909 24
Covington 578 11
De Soto 3280 27
Forrest 1631 53
Franklin 114 2
George 541 5
Greene 226 11
Grenada 812 20
Hancock 326 14
Harrison 2098 32
Hinds 5209 106
Holmes 843 47
Humphreys 269 11
Issaquena 21 1
Itawamba 307 10
Jackson 1929 34
Jasper 375 8
Jefferson 191 6
Jefferson Davis 198 6
Jones 1765 57
Kemper 223 15
Lafayette 869 9
Lamar 1115 12
Lauderdale 1323 88
Lawrence 313 5
Leake 767 25
Lee 1232 30
Leflore 832 59
Lincoln 743 39
Lowndes 973 32
Madison 2281 54
Marion 599 18
Marshall 566 8
Monroe 697 50
Montgomery 291 3
Neshoba 1194 87
Newton 516 11
Noxubee 417 10
Oktibbeha 1052 35
Panola 907 11
Pearl River 482 36
Perry 221 7
Pike 826 32
Pontotoc 724 7
Prentiss 337 6
Quitman 221 1
Rankin 2124 28
Scott 953 17
Sharkey 180 1
Simpson 711 26
Smith 377 13
Stone 148 3
Sunflower 906 22
Tallahatchie 493 10
Tate 645 23
Tippah 304 12
Tishomingo 316 3
Tunica 265 6
Union 519 13
Walthall 442 18
Warren 964 26
Washington 1480 32
Wayne 732 21
Webster 197 12
Wilkinson 187 12
Winston 571 15
Yalobusha 316 10
Yazoo 773 11
Total 60,553 1,703