October 26, 2020

Mississippi reports higher-than-average coronavirus cases Thursday

Mississippi reported a higher-than-average number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases Thursday, though the trailing averages remained stable.

The Mississippi State Health Department reported 696 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported 10 additional deaths Thursday all of which occurred between September 3 and September 29.

In total, 98,886 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 89,700 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 2,979 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases remained at 517 with Thursday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average dropped slightly to 497 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 956 38 48 13
Alcorn 842 11 18 2
Amite 342 10 15 2
Attala 684 25 90 20
Benton 238 3 4 0
Bolivar 1882 71 218 28
Calhoun 534 12 25 4
Carroll 332 12 45 9
Chickasaw 701 24 44 13
Choctaw 187 6 1 0
Claiborne 465 16 43 9
Clarke 615 49 87 26
Clay 601 20 19 3
Coahoma 1178 30 86 4
Copiah 1216 33 61 4
Covington 834 23 33 8
De Soto 5724 66 74 13
Forrest 2568 75 175 41
Franklin 201 3 4 1
George 803 13 34 6
Greene 396 17 38 6
Grenada 1107 36 108 20
Hancock 607 22 14 4
Harrison 3965 75 255 31
Hinds 7227 161 439 65
Holmes 1104 60 101 20
Humphreys 379 15 21 6
Issaquena 106 3 0 0
Itawamba 876 21 84 16
Jackson 3643 70 77 7
Jasper 587 15 1 0
Jefferson 243 9 12 3
Jefferson Davis 346 11 3 1
Jones 2546 81 183 37
Kemper 291 15 39 9
Lafayette 2228 40 123 28
Lamar 1802 37 28 11
Lauderdale 2090 126 260 73
Lawrence 439 14 26 2
Leake 969 38 25 5
Lee 2967 73 172 33
Leflore 1443 82 191 45
Lincoln 1127 53 142 32
Lowndes 1621 58 98 33
Madison 3363 90 238 45
Marion 883 37 88 13
Marshall 1121 22 31 6
Monroe 1268 69 169 51
Montgomery 475 20 49 9
Neshoba 1620 104 115 37
Newton 783 24 39 8
Noxubee 562 16 20 4
Oktibbeha 1828 52 189 31
Panola 1525 31 15 3
Pearl River 916 53 71 20
Perry 436 21 19 7
Pike 1251 54 97 27
Pontotoc 1307 16 17 1
Prentiss 889 19 48 3
Quitman 393 5 0 0
Rankin 3401 80 173 22
Scott 1182 27 21 3
Sharkey 267 14 43 8
Simpson 1065 47 107 19
Smith 552 15 54 8
Stone 384 13 48 8
Sunflower 1497 46 77 11
Tallahatchie 786 24 29 7
Tate 1020 38 44 13
Tippah 720 18 39 0
Tishomingo 715 39 96 26
Tunica 500 15 15 2
Union 1013 24 46 11
Walthall 605 26 67 13
Warren 1423 50 119 24
Washington 2292 80 123 26
Wayne 918 21 59 10
Webster 340 13 52 11
Wilkinson 309 18 20 5
Winston 749 19 40 11
Yalobusha 449 14 35 7
Yazoo 1067 33 71 12
Total 98,886 2,979 6,147 1,215