October 26, 2020

Mississippi reports highest new number of coronavirus cases in two weeks

On Thursday, Mississippi reported the highest number of new, daily COVID-19 coronavirus cases in two weeks.

The state reported 737 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours. The last daily update with a higher number in recent weeks was on September 11 when 853 cases were reported.

The state also reported four additional deaths Thursday. One of the deaths reported Thursday occurred on August 14.

In total, 95,310 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 85,000 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 2,874 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases rose to 482 with Thursday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average rose to 499 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 930 37 48 13
Alcorn 791 11 18 2
Amite 325 10 14 2
Attala 654 25 90 20
Benton 225 2 4 0
Bolivar 1823 66 204 26
Calhoun 513 12 25 4
Carroll 315 12 45 9
Chickasaw 670 24 44 13
Choctaw 181 6 1 0
Claiborne 462 16 43 9
Clarke 581 45 75 23
Clay 589 18 17 3
Coahoma 1150 28 83 3
Copiah 1171 33 51 4
Covington 819 22 32 7
De Soto 5521 59 68 13
Forrest 2455 71 172 40
Franklin 192 3 4 1
George 765 13 34 6
Greene 366 17 38 6
Grenada 1077 36 105 20
Hancock 577 21 9 4
Harrison 3829 73 239 31
Hinds 7063 159 428 65
Holmes 1095 58 101 20
Humphreys 376 15 21 6
Issaquena 104 3 0
Itawamba 794 21 80 16
Jackson 3456 70 77 7
Jasper 568 15 1 0
Jefferson 244 9 12 3
Jefferson Davis 339 11 3 1
Jones 2468 79 182 37
Kemper 288 15 39 9
Lafayette 2154 39 122 28
Lamar 1675 34 27 11
Lauderdale 2044 125 260 73
Lawrence 431 12 26 2
Leake 953 38 25 5
Lee 2683 68 155 30
Leflore 1395 81 190 45
Lincoln 1083 53 142 32
Lowndes 1526 58 98 33
Madison 3265 86 238 45
Marion 857 35 74 9
Marshall 1092 17 31 6
Monroe 1221 68 167 51
Montgomery 459 20 49 9
Neshoba 1559 104 115 37
Newton 767 23 38 8
Noxubee 548 16 20 4
Oktibbeha 1773 50 189 31
Panola 1463 28 13 2
Pearl River 873 53 72 20
Perry 419 18 20 7
Pike 1230 50 82 23
Pontotoc 1259 16 17 1
Prentiss 844 17 48 3
Quitman 372 5 0
Rankin 3256 77 155 18
Scott 1173 27 21 3
Sharkey 265 13 43 8
Simpson 1025 44 105 19
Smith 531 14 54 8
Stone 370 12 47 8
Sunflower 1445 46 72 11
Tallahatchie 763 21 29 6
Tate 976 37 33 13
Tippah 665 17 6 0
Tishomingo 672 38 96 26
Tunica 483 13 13 2
Union 993 24 46 11
Walthall 598 25 67 13
Warren 1402 50 119 24
Washington 2219 72 118 23
Wayne 894 21 59 10
Webster 336 13 52 11
Wilkinson 303 18 20 5
Winston 737 19 40 11
Yalobusha 428 14 35 7
Yazoo 1055 30 68 12
Total 95,310 2,874 5,923 1,187