October 24, 2020

Mississippi coronavirus statistics zero in on historic milestones for cases, deaths

Mississippi’s total coronavirus cases and deaths closed in on a dubious milestone Thursday with just under 100,000 confirmed cases and nearly 3,000 deaths attributed to the virus since the pandemic began in March.

The Mississippi State Health Department reported 672 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported 20 additional deaths Friday, four of those deaths occurred between August 26 and September 25.

In total, 99,558 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 89,700 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 2,999 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dropped slightly to 504 with Friday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average rose to 509 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 958 38 48 13
Alcorn 852 11 18 2
Amite 345 10 15 2
Attala 687 25 90 20
Benton 244 3 4 0
Bolivar 1889 71 217 28
Calhoun 537 12 25 4
Carroll 332 12 45 9
Chickasaw 710 24 44 13
Choctaw 188 6 1 0
Claiborne 465 16 43 9
Clarke 620 52 90 29
Clay 605 20 19 3
Coahoma 1184 31 86 5
Copiah 1223 33 61 4
Covington 836 25 33 9
De Soto 5752 68 74 14
Forrest 2583 75 175 41
Franklin 201 3 4 1
George 813 13 34 6
Greene 401 17 38 6
Grenada 1114 36 108 20
Hancock 610 22 14 4
Harrison 4043 76 255 31
Hinds 7263 161 442 65
Holmes 1105 60 101 20
Humphreys 379 15 21 6
Issaquena 106 3 0 0
Itawamba 903 23 83 17
Jackson 3709 70 77 7
Jasper 592 15 1 0
Jefferson 244 10 12 3
Jefferson Davis 349 11 3 1
Jones 2560 81 183 37
Kemper 291 15 39 9
Lafayette 2248 40 123 28
Lamar 1815 37 32 11
Lauderdale 2101 127 260 74
Lawrence 440 14 26 2
Leake 971 38 25 5
Lee 2997 73 172 33
Leflore 1452 82 191 45
Lincoln 1136 53 142 32
Lowndes 1633 58 98 33
Madison 3374 90 238 45
Marion 884 39 88 13
Marshall 1123 22 31 6
Monroe 1274 69 169 51
Montgomery 479 20 49 9
Neshoba 1632 104 124 37
Newton 789 25 39 8
Noxubee 566 16 20 4
Oktibbeha 1834 52 189 31
Panola 1532 31 15 3
Pearl River 925 53 71 20
Perry 438 21 19 7
Pike 1253 54 97 27
Pontotoc 1317 17 16 1
Prentiss 894 19 48 3
Quitman 395 5 0 0
Rankin 3419 80 173 22
Scott 1182 27 21 3
Sharkey 268 14 43 8
Simpson 1068 47 108 19
Smith 551 15 54 8
Stone 386 13 48 8
Sunflower 1512 47 78 12
Tallahatchie 788 24 29 7
Tate 1031 38 44 13
Tippah 723 18 39 0
Tishomingo 719 39 96 26
Tunica 502 15 15 2
Union 1029 24 46 11
Walthall 605 26 67 13
Warren 1425 50 119 24
Washington 2305 82 130 28
Wayne 923 21 59 10
Webster 343 13 52 11
Wilkinson 309 18 20 5
Winston 752 19 40 11
Yalobusha 453 14 35 7
Yazoo 1070 33 71 12
Total 99,558 2,999 6,172 1,226