October 28, 2020

The latest: Mississippi’s daily coronavirus cases on rise

Mississippi’s 7-day, daily average of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases rose Sunday with the latest results released from the state.

The Mississippi State Health Department reported 321 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state also reported two additional deaths Sunday; one of those deaths occurred on September 3.

In total, 100,488 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 89,700 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 3,013 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases rose to 518 with Sunday’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.

Detailed reporting of long-term care information will resume on Monday.

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
Adams 967 39
Alcorn 860 11
Amite 355 10
Attala 691 25
Benton 248 3
Bolivar 1902 71
Calhoun 545 12
Carroll 332 12
Chickasaw 718 24
Choctaw 189 6
Claiborne 477 16
Clarke 625 48
Clay 611 20
Coahoma 1189 31
Copiah 1242 33
Covington 845 25
De Soto 5811 70
Forrest 2650 75
Franklin 204 3
George 820 14
Greene 405 17
Grenada 1123 36
Hancock 622 22
Harrison 4077 76
Hinds 7289 163
Holmes 1111 60
Humphreys 382 15
Issaquena 106 3
Itawamba 917 24
Jackson 3739 70
Jasper 601 15
Jefferson 246 10
Jefferson Davis 350 11
Jones 2583 81
Kemper 294 15
Lafayette 2266 41
Lamar 1869 37
Lauderdale 2123 127
Lawrence 443 14
Leake 980 38
Lee 3040 73
Leflore 1463 82
Lincoln 1150 53
Lowndes 1644 58
Madison 3389 90
Marion 887 40
Marshall 1128 22
Monroe 1287 70
Montgomery 490 21
Neshoba 1646 106
Newton 800 25
Noxubee 571 16
Oktibbeha 1850 53
Panola 1546 31
Pearl River 952 54
Perry 441 21
Pike 1260 54
Pontotoc 1328 17
Prentiss 896 19
Quitman 398 5
Rankin 3446 80
Scott 1184 27
Sharkey 268 14
Simpson 1085 47
Smith 553 15
Stone 389 13
Sunflower 1514 47
Tallahatchie 788 24
Tate 1041 38
Tippah 736 18
Tishomingo 724 39
Tunica 505 15
Union 1046 24
Walthall 606 26
Warren 1429 51
Washington 2317 84
Wayne 929 21
Webster 347 13
Wilkinson 309 18
Winston 763 19
Yalobusha 453 14
Yazoo 1083 33
Total 100,488 3,013