November 27, 2020

Mississippi reports low new coronavirus cases, state passes milestone in virus deaths

Mississippi’s daily number of new coronavirus cases dipped again Thursday indicating measures to curb the virus’ spread are working, but the state also passed a milestone – more than 2,000 deaths related to the virus.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 612 new coronavirus cases Thursday and 22 more deaths from the prior day.

In total, 69,986 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes nearly 50,000 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 2,011 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day and 14-day averages of new cases continued to decline, indicating that measures to slow the virus’ spread may be working.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dropped to 798 with Thursday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average dropped to 886 cases per day.

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 647 26 46 12
Alcorn 445 5 10 1
Amite 242 6 14 2
Attala 539 25 89 20
Benton 157 1 2 0
Bolivar 1167 37 50 10
Calhoun 428 9 23 4
Carroll 263 11 45 9
Chickasaw 491 19 35 11
Choctaw 138 4 0 0
Claiborne 410 14 43 9
Clarke 355 28 27 9
Clay 406 14 2 1
Coahoma 798 13 43 2
Copiah 973 29 30 4
Covington 641 15 5 1
De Soto 3796 32 45 7
Forrest 1865 57 102 32
Franklin 137 2 3 1
George 605 9 5 2
Greene 262 13 35 6
Grenada 861 26 76 15
Hancock 414 15 8 4
Harrison 2663 36 148 15
Hinds 5803 124 278 55
Holmes 928 49 97 20
Humphreys 303 12 20 6
Issaquena 27 2 0 0
Itawamba 404 10 40 7
Jackson 2411 47 68 7
Jasper 412 9 1 0
Jefferson 197 7 8 2
Jefferson Davis 243 6 3 1
Jones 1945 62 172 35
Kemper 241 14 38 9
Lafayette 1025 20 90 15
Lamar 1246 16 8 3
Lauderdale 1458 94 210 56
Lawrence 332 8 13 1
Leake 804 27 4 0
Lee 1610 42 86 16
Leflore 963 68 184 44
Lincoln 849 43 124 28
Lowndes 1114 40 84 24
Madison 2503 72 206 37
Marion 692 21 47 6
Marshall 740 10 17 2
Monroe 839 55 146 44
Montgomery 346 7 1 1
Neshoba 1309 94 108 35
Newton 567 11 7 1
Noxubee 466 12 17 4
Oktibbeha 1145 39 177 26
Panola 1096 18 8 1
Pearl River 571 40 57 16
Perry 249 8 0 0
Pike 960 37 73 18
Pontotoc 866 9 5 1
Prentiss 462 10 28 3
Quitman 275 1 0 0
Rankin 2337 38 101 10
Scott 1017 20 15 3
Sharkey 209 7 42 6
Simpson 822 31 62 15
Smith 415 13 54 8
Stone 225 6 23 2
Sunflower 1086 28 16 4
Tallahatchie 550 11 7 2
Tate 753 30 33 12
Tippah 411 14 1 0
Tishomingo 453 9 34 2
Tunica 367 7 12 2
Union 732 17 35 8
Walthall 519 22 65 11
Warren 1151 36 95 18
Washington 1739 45 59 14
Wayne 790 21 58 10
Webster 250 13 52 11
Wilkinson 227 14 8 4
Winston 637 16 40 11
Yalobusha 318 10 35 7
Yazoo 874 13 28 3
Total 69,986 2,011 4,186 864