September 20, 2020

Coronavirus new case averages still decline in Mississippi

Mississippi’s trailing averages of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases continued to decline Sunday after the latest statistics released from the state.

On Sunday, the state reported 254 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported 12 new deaths Sunday. Of the deaths reported Sunday, 7 actually occurred between August 26 and September 4.

In total, 89,874 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 74,000 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 2,697 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dropped to 426 with Sunday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average dropped to 514  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 862 32
Alcorn 729 9
Amite 291 10
Attala 619 25
Benton 206 1
Bolivar 1708 60
Calhoun 502 12
Carroll 303 12
Chickasaw 621 24
Choctaw 174 5
Claiborne 447 16
Clarke 508 37
Clay 544 16
Coahoma 1072 24
Copiah 1136 33
Covington 774 19
De Soto 5154 53
Forrest 2277 68
Franklin 182 3
George 729 13
Greene 326 16
Grenada 1011 33
Hancock 538 20
Harrison 3619 69
Hinds 6816 149
Holmes 1075 56
Humphreys 362 15
Issaquena 98 3
Itawamba 690 20 *
Jackson 3290 66
Jasper 523 13
Jefferson 232 9
Jefferson Davis 313 10
Jones 2293 76
Kemper 281 15
Lafayette 1939 39
Lamar 1536 33
Lauderdale 1948 119
Lawrence 420 12
Leake 925 33
Lee 2460 64 *
Leflore 1320 79
Lincoln 1024 52
Lowndes 1364 56
Madison 3134 84
Marion 823 29
Marshall 1053 14
Monroe 1144 65
Montgomery 437 19
Neshoba 1497 102
Newton 730 21
Noxubee 539 14
Oktibbeha 1691 47
Panola 1365 26
Pearl River 822 49
Perry 374 15
Pike 1185 48
Pontotoc 1163 15
Prentiss 735 17
Quitman 354 5
Rankin 3075 72
Scott 1141 23
Sharkey 257 11
Simpson 993 40
Smith 509 13
Stone 341 11
Sunflower 1338 42
Tallahatchie 703 16
Tate 914 36
Tippah 611 16
Tishomingo 628 34
Tunica 464 13
Union 952 23
Walthall 579 24
Warren 1354 47
Washington 2123 71
Wayne 863 21
Webster 321 13
Wilkinson 290 17
Winston 717 19
Yalobusha 405 13
Yazoo 1009 23
Total 89,874 2,697

* Note: One death previously reported in Lee County has been corrected to Itawamba County.