October 22, 2020

Mississippi reports highest daily coronavirus cases since mid-August

On Tuesday, Mississippi reported the highest number of new daily COVID-19 coronavirus cases since mid-August.

The Mississippi State Health Department reported 975 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The state reported 14 new deaths Tuesday. Of those deaths, one occurred on September 17.

In total, 101,678 cases have been found in the state since March. The state believes approximately 90,500 of those cases have recovered.

A total of 3,027 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases jumped to 577 with Tuesday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average rose to 547 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 973 40 48 13
Alcorn 866 11 18 2
Amite 360 10 15 2
Attala 695 25 90 20
Benton 250 3 4 0
Bolivar 1912 72 216 28
Calhoun 553 12 25 4
Carroll 333 12 45 9
Chickasaw 739 24 44 13
Choctaw 193 6 1 0
Claiborne 489 16 43 9
Clarke 631 48 90 25
Clay 623 20 19 3
Coahoma 1195 31 86 5
Copiah 1254 33 70 4
Covington 851 25 34 10
De Soto 5947 70 73 14
Forrest 2678 75 175 41
Franklin 206 3 4 1
George 845 14 34 6
Greene 414 17 38 6
Grenada 1131 36 109 20
Hancock 639 23 14 4
Harrison 4154 76 255 31
Hinds 7326 164 445 68
Holmes 1113 60 101 20
Humphreys 382 15 21 6
Issaquena 106 3 0 0
Itawamba 936 24 83 17
Jackson 3848 71 77 7
Jasper 606 15 1 0
Jefferson 246 10 12 3
Jefferson Davis 361 11 3 1
Jones 2609 81 183 37
Kemper 295 15 39 9
Lafayette 2294 41 123 28
Lamar 1903 37 32 11
Lauderdale 2134 127 261 74
Lawrence 449 14 26 2
Leake 985 38 28 5
Lee 3076 74 172 33
Leflore 1470 82 191 45
Lincoln 1172 53 142 32
Lowndes 1659 58 98 33
Madison 3441 90 238 45
Marion 891 40 90 13
Marshall 1132 22 31 6
Monroe 1303 70 169 51
Montgomery 497 21 49 9
Neshoba 1655 108 125 38
Newton 801 25 39 8
Noxubee 575 16 20 4
Oktibbeha 1866 54 189 31
Panola 1558 32 15 3
Pearl River 966 54 88 22
Perry 446 21 20 7
Pike 1277 54 97 27
Pontotoc 1353 18 16 1
Prentiss 912 19 48 3
Quitman 402 5 0 0
Rankin 3491 80 173 22
Scott 1185 27 21 3
Sharkey 268 14 43 8
Simpson 1100 48 108 19
Smith 557 15 54 8
Stone 397 13 49 8
Sunflower 1518 48 78 13
Tallahatchie 792 24 29 7
Tate 1056 38 44 13
Tippah 743 18 39 0
Tishomingo 730 39 96 26
Tunica 508 15 15 2
Union 1062 24 46 11
Walthall 611 26 67 13
Warren 1438 52 119 25
Washington 2338 84 151 30
Wayne 940 21 59 10
Webster 351 13 52 11
Wilkinson 312 18 20 5
Winston 765 19 40 11
Yalobusha 454 14 35 7
Yazoo 1086 33 71 12
Total 101,678 3,027 6,231 1,233