October 21, 2020

Mississippi’s new coronavirus case averages hover around 500 cases per day, statistics show

Mississippi’s 14-day trailing average of new, daily COVID-19 coronavirus cases rose slightly Monday to just above 500 cases per day, as Mississippi’s new cases continue to remain relatively stable over the few weeks.

The Mississippi State Health Department reported 190 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported two additional deaths Monday, both of the deaths reported Monday occurred on September 26.

In total, 97,049 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 89,700 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 2,921 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases remained at 499 with Monday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average rose slightly to 502 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 943 37 48 13
Alcorn 827 11 18 2
Amite 335 10 14 2
Attala 671 25 90 20
Benton 229 3 4 0
Bolivar 1849 66 204 26
Calhoun 524 12 25 4
Carroll 321 12 45 9
Chickasaw 685 24 44 13
Choctaw 186 6 1 0
Claiborne 465 16 43 9
Clarke 603 46 83 23
Clay 598 18 18 3
Coahoma 1163 29 84 4
Copiah 1193 33 55 4
Covington 827 23 33 8
De Soto 5650 61 68 13
Forrest 2509 76 174 41
Franklin 193 3 4 1
George 783 13 34 6
Greene 386 17 38 6
Grenada 1095 36 107 20
Hancock 590 22 12 4
Harrison 3888 74 240 31
Hinds 7151 160 430 65
Holmes 1100 59 101 20
Humphreys 378 15 21 6
Issaquena 105 3 0 0
Itawamba 835 21 84 16
Jackson 3527 70 77 7
Jasper 578 15 1 0
Jefferson 243 9 12 3
Jefferson Davis 342 11 3 1
Jones 2504 79 183 37
Kemper 290 15 39 9
Lafayette 2198 40 122 28
Lamar 1728 36 28 11
Lauderdale 2065 125 260 73
Lawrence 433 13 26 2
Leake 962 38 25 5
Lee 2764 70 162 32
Leflore 1417 81 190 45
Lincoln 1114 53 142 32
Lowndes 1581 58 98 33
Madison 3314 89 238 45
Marion 869 35 83 10
Marshall 1115 17 31 6
Monroe 1239 69 169 51
Montgomery 465 20 49 9
Neshoba 1581 104 115 37
Newton 773 24 39 8
Noxubee 555 16 20 4
Oktibbeha 1802 52 189 31
Panola 1510 31 15 3
Pearl River 896 53 71 20
Perry 424 19 19 6
Pike 1242 51 97 26
Pontotoc 1282 16 17 1
Prentiss 865 17 48 3
Quitman 380 5 0 0
Rankin 3311 79 159 18
Scott 1176 27 21 3
Sharkey 266 13 43 8
Simpson 1048 46 105 19
Smith 538 15 54 8
Stone 376 12 47 8
Sunflower 1480 46 73 11
Tallahatchie 776 21 29 6
Tate 1011 38 34 13
Tippah 673 17 6 0
Tishomingo 694 38 96 26
Tunica 499 15 15 2
Union 999 24 46 11
Walthall 602 26 67 13
Warren 1409 50 119 24
Washington 2259 77 123 25
Wayne 908 21 59 10
Webster 338 13 52 11
Wilkinson 305 18 20 5
Winston 742 19 40 11
Yalobusha 437 14 35 7
Yazoo 1062 30 69 12
Total 97,049 2,921 6,002 1,198