November 24, 2020

Newly reported coronavirus cases in Mississippi at lowest level since mid-May

Mississippi reported less than 150 new COVID-19 coronavirus cases Monday, the lowest, single-day number of new cases reported since mid-May.

On Monday, the state reported 145 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported nine new deaths Monday, however, all of the deaths reported actually occurred between August 26 and September 4.

In total, 90,018 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 79,000 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 2,706 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dropped to 413 with Monday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average dropped to 505 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 863 32 47 12
Alcorn 732 9 18 2
Amite 291 10 14 2
Attala 619 25 90 20
Benton 206 1 2 0
Bolivar 1708 60 166 22
Calhoun 502 12 25 4
Carroll 303 12 45 9
Chickasaw 624 24 43 13
Choctaw 174 5 3 0
Claiborne 447 16 43 9
Clarke 508 37 57 15
Clay 547 16 14 1
Coahoma 1073 24 79 2
Copiah 1137 33 46 4
Covington 776 19 22 4
De Soto 5173 53 63 13
Forrest 2281 68 170 40
Franklin 182 3 3 1
George 729 13 27 6
Greene 326 16 36 6
Grenada 1014 33 104 19
Hancock 540 20 9 4
Harrison 3625 69 237 29
Hinds 6820 151 394 62
Holmes 1075 57 100 20
Humphreys 364 15 21 6
Issaquena 99 3 0 0
Itawamba 692 20 72 16
Jackson 3297 66 75 7
Jasper 526 13 1 0
Jefferson 232 9 12 3
Jefferson Davis 315 10 3 1
Jones 2298 76 179 36
Kemper 281 15 39 9
Lafayette 1958 39 122 28
Lamar 1536 33 25 11
Lauderdale 1952 119 250 69
Lawrence 421 12 26 2
Leake 925 33 17 0
Lee 2472 64 153 30
Leflore 1322 79 189 45
Lincoln 1025 52 142 32
Lowndes 1365 56 96 32
Madison 3136 85 238 45
Marion 823 30 73 9
Marshall 1052 14* 31 6
Monroe 1146 65 162 50
Montgomery 438 19 47 9
Neshoba 1497 102 111 37
Newton 732 22 34 7
Noxubee 539 15 19 4
Oktibbeha 1694 47 191 31
Panola 1367 26 13 2
Pearl River 823 49 71 20
Perry 374 15 11 2
Pike 1185 48 80 21
Pontotoc 1168 15 7 1
Prentiss 742 17 48 3
Quitman 354 5 0 0
Rankin 3075 72 153 18
Scott 1141 24 17 3
Sharkey 250 11 43 8
Simpson 994 40 104 18
Smith 511 13 54 8
Stone 343 11 50 7
Sunflower 1338 42 63 11
Tallahatchie 703 16 24 2
Tate 914 36 32 12
Tippah 611 16 5 0
Tishomingo 629 34 96 24
Tunica 463 13 12 2
Union 952 23 46 11
Walthall 579 24 67 13
Warren 1354 48 113 23
Washington 2126 71 110 23
Wayne 863 21 59 10
Webster 323 13 52 11
Wilkinson 290 17 20 5
Winston 717 19 40 11
Yalobusha 405 13 35 7
Yazoo 1012 23 46 6
Total 90,018 2,706 5,656 1,126

* Note: One case from Marshall County was inadvertently counted twice. This error has been corrected in the data above.