September 19, 2020

Mississippi’s new coronavirus case numbers slowly on decline

Mississippi continues to report a slightly declining number of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases with the latest numbers released from the state Tuesday.

On Tuesday, the state reported 634 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported 20 more deaths Tuesday from the prior day.

In total, 83,584 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 68,000 of those cases have recovered.The monthly death tolls, however, are not exact due to delays in reporting that can cause deaths to be reported weeks after the person died.

A total of 2,493 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dropped to 625 with Tuesday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average remained at 741  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 791 32 46 12
Alcorn 641 6 17 1
Amite 278 7 14 2
Attala 585 25 90 20
Benton 194 1 2 0
Bolivar 1512 51 77 13
Calhoun 476 10 23 4
Carroll 292 12 45 9
Chickasaw 598 22 43 12
Choctaw 158 4 0
Claiborne 440 16 43 9
Clarke 468 30 31 9
Clay 481 16 3 1
Coahoma 987 19 77 2
Copiah 1100 31 30 4
Covington 719 17 9 4
De Soto 4671 45 49 9
Forrest 2140 63 121 35
Franklin 176 3 3 1
George 687 13 5 2
Greene 298 14 35 6
Grenada 952 32 88 17
Hancock 501 20 8 4
Harrison 3336 57 149 18
Hinds 6547 140 360 59
Holmes 1045 54 98 20
Humphreys 338 15 20 6
Issaquena 98 3 0
Itawamba 581 17 51 9
Jackson 3052 60 74 7
Jasper 484 13 1 0
Jefferson 221 9 8 2
Jefferson Davis 305 9 3 1
Jones 2169 73 174 35
Kemper 273 15 38 9
Lafayette 1470 36 121 26
Lamar 1440 30 10 5
Lauderdale 1782 108 213 58
Lawrence 404 10 18 1
Leake 883 31 4 0
Lee 2211 58 146 28
Leflore 1244 75 185 45
Lincoln 974 51 129 30
Lowndes 1294 55 92 30
Madison 2994 83 230 41
Marion 783 26 48 6
Marshall 956 13 27 6
Monroe 1046 59 148 44
Montgomery 412 17 25 7
Neshoba 1435 100 109 37
Newton 672 17 14 4
Noxubee 520 14 17 4
Oktibbeha 1459 46 185 29
Panola 1295 23 13 2
Pearl River 752 48 66 19
Perry 294 9 0
Pike 1137 45 74 20
Pontotoc 1071 13 6 1
Prentiss 639 14 46 3
Quitman 327 4 0
Rankin 2857 63 131 17
Scott 1099 22 15 3
Sharkey 251 8 42 7
Simpson 938 39 100 20
Smith 474 13 54 8
Stone 321 10 28 3
Sunflower 1266 39 50 10
Tallahatchie 636 13 9 2
Tate 859 32 32 12
Tippah 551 15 2 0
Tishomingo 561 29 93 21
Tunica 451 12 12 2
Union 887 23 41 11
Walthall 564 24 67 13
Warren 1314 46 109 22
Washington 2007 62 85 20
Wayne 849 21 58 10
Webster 306 13 52 11
Wilkinson 277 17 8 4
Winston 696 19 40 11
Yalobusha 374 13 35 7
Yazoo 958 21 29 4
Total 83,584 2,493 4,853 1,006