September 21, 2020

Mississippi’s 7-day rolling average of new daily coronavirus cases just hit 2-month low

Mississippi reported a lower-than-average number of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases again Sunday driving the rolling 7-day average of daily new cases to the lowest level since late June.

On Sunday, the state reported 410 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported 16 more deaths Sunday from the prior day. Of the deaths reported Sunday, the state said seven actually occurred between August 6 and August 27

In total, 86,888 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 68,000 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 2,584 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dropped to 602 with Sunday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average dropped to 642  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
Adams 823 32
Alcorn 677 7
Amite 285 8
Attala 598 25
Benton 201 1
Bolivar 1647 58
Calhoun 486 11
Carroll 297 12
Chickasaw 610 22
Choctaw 162 4
Claiborne 443 16
Clarke 490 32
Clay 505 16
Coahoma 1042 22
Copiah 1130 31
Covington 738 17
De Soto 4911 50
Forrest 2232 68
Franklin 181 3
George 711 13
Greene 314 14
Grenada 980 32
Hancock 515 20
Harrison 3490 63
Hinds 6678 143
Holmes 1062 55
Humphreys 349 15
Issaquena 98 3
Itawamba 635 17
Jackson 3158 60
Jasper 506 13
Jefferson 225 9
Jefferson Davis 308 9
Jones 2222 75
Kemper 277 15
Lafayette 1750 38
Lamar 1515 32
Lauderdale 1863 113
Lawrence 413 11
Leake 908 31
Lee 2336 61
Leflore 1267 76
Lincoln 1005 52
Lowndes 1320 56
Madison 3057 83
Marion 801 27
Marshall 998 14
Monroe 1098 61
Montgomery 423 18
Neshoba 1463 101
Newton 697 19
Noxubee 531 14
Oktibbeha 1584 46
Panola 1329 25
Pearl River 790 49
Perry 351 12
Pike 1171 46
Pontotoc 1111 13
Prentiss 679 15
Quitman 351 4
Rankin 3003 69
Scott 1125 22
Sharkey 254 10
Simpson 962 40
Smith 492 13
Stone 335 10
Sunflower 1309 40
Tallahatchie 673 13
Tate 880 35
Tippah 567 16
Tishomingo 590 31
Tunica 457 13
Union 910 23
Walthall 576 24
Warren 1341 46*
Washington 2077 67
Wayne 861 21
Webster 315 13
Wilkinson 284 17
Winston 709 19
Yalobusha 389 13
Yazoo 982 21
Total 86,888 2,584

* Note: A death in Warren County was incorrectly counted twice. The error has been corrected and the update is reflected in the totals above.