October 26, 2020

Mississippi’s rate of new coronavirus cases remains steady, state reports

Mississippi reported a slightly increased number of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases Saturday over the trailing averages along with more than a dozen additional deaths.

On Saturday, the state reported 655 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported 17 new deaths Saturday. Two of the deaths reported Saturday actually occurred between August 29 and September 5.

In total, 93,087 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 79,000 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 2,809 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases rose to 495 with Saturday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average rose to 472 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 917 36 47 12
Alcorn 768 11 18 2
Amite 312 10 14 2
Attala 641 25 90 20
Benton 218 1 2 0
Bolivar 1790 65 197 26
Calhoun 506 12 25 4
Carroll 312 12 45 9
Chickasaw 652 24 43 13
Choctaw 178 5 1 0
Claiborne 451 16 43 9
Clarke 535 39 59 17
Clay 571 17 16 2
Coahoma 1123 27 79 2
Copiah 1159 33 48 4
Covington 806 22 30 7
De Soto 5393 55 63 13
Forrest 2382 70 172 40
Franklin 189 3 3 1
George 744 13 30 6
Greene 343 17 37 6
Grenada 1053 35 105 20
Hancock 561 21 9 4
Harrison 3727 72 239 30
Hinds 6956 155 406 63
Holmes 1091 58 100 20
Humphreys 373 15 21 6
Issaquena 103 3 0 0
Itawamba 752 21 81 16
Jackson 3378 67 77 7
Jasper 549 15 1 0
Jefferson 239 9 12 3
Jefferson Davis 325 11 3 1
Jones 2399 78 180 37
Kemper 286 15 39 9
Lafayette 2072 39 122 28
Lamar 1621 34 27 11
Lauderdale 1994 124 260 73
Lawrence 425 12 26 2
Leake 939 37 19 4
Lee 2585 67 155 30
Leflore 1362 80 189 45
Lincoln 1062 53 142 32
Lowndes 1398 57 99 33
Madison 3200 86 238 45
Marion 841 33 74 9
Marshall 1075 15 31 6
Monroe 1183 65 163 50
Montgomery 454 20 49 9
Neshoba 1534 103 114 37
Newton 756 23 36 8
Noxubee 543 15 19 4
Oktibbeha 1747 50 193 31
Panola 1440 27 13 2
Pearl River 862 50 72 20
Perry 406 17 18 5
Pike 1209 48 80 21
Pontotoc 1225 16 17 1
Prentiss 808 17 48 3
Quitman 373 5 0 0
Rankin 3188 75 156 18
Scott 1161 25 19 3
Sharkey 263 12 43 8
Simpson 1012 43 106 18
Smith 521 14 54 8
Stone 350 11 52 7
Sunflower 1411 44 71 11
Tallahatchie 749 18 30 4
Tate 951 37 32 13
Tippah 642 16 5 0
Tishomingo 657 37 95 25
Tunica 479 13 12 2
Union 978 24 46 11
Walthall 593 25 67 13
Warren 1380 50 120 24
Washington 2174 71 111 23
Wayne 874 21 59 10
Webster 331 13 52 11
Wilkinson 302 17 20 5
Winston 723 19 40 11
Yalobusha 416 14 35 7
Yazoo 1036 29 56 11
Total 93,087 2,809 5,820 1,163