October 26, 2020

Newly reported cases of coronavirus in Mississippi at stable level, health officials say

Mississippi reported the number of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases found in the state remained relatively stable on Thursday.

On Thursday, the state reported 578 new cases, bringing the total cases since the pandemic began in March to 102,819. Of those cases, the state believes approximately 90,500 have recovered.

The state reported 23 new deaths Thursday. Of those deaths, 10 occurred between August 19 and September 29.

A total of 3,074 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dipped to 562 with Thursday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average dipped to 536 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 984 40 50 13
Alcorn 873 11 18 2
Amite 364 10 15 2
Attala 697 25 90 20
Benton 258 4 4 0
Bolivar 1928 74 217 29
Calhoun 556 12 25 4
Carroll 337 12 45 9
Chickasaw 745 24 44 13
Choctaw 194 6 1 0
Claiborne 509 16 43 9
Clarke 634 48 90 25
Clay 626 20 19 3
Coahoma 1202 34 86 6
Copiah 1260 35 70 6
Covington 858 25 34 10
De Soto 6019 72 73 14
Forrest 2750 76 175 41
Franklin 207 3 4 1
George 856 15 34 6
Greene 423 17 38 6
Grenada 1138 36 109 20
Hancock 663 25 25 4
Harrison 4257 79 255 32
Hinds 7379 166 448 70
Holmes 1113 60 101 20
Humphreys 382 16 21 6
Issaquena 106 3 0
Itawamba 958 24 83 17
Jackson 3917 74 82 8
Jasper 615 16 1 0
Jefferson 248 10 12 3
Jefferson Davis 364 11 3 1
Jones 2636 81 183 37
Kemper 299 15 39 9
Lafayette 2309 41 123 28
Lamar 1944 37 32 11
Lauderdale 2157 128 261 74
Lawrence 459 14 26 2
Leake 996 39 35 5
Lee 3100 75 173 33
Leflore 1487 82 191 45
Lincoln 1182 53 142 32
Lowndes 1679 59 98 33
Madison 3463 91 238 45
Marion 895 41 91 14
Marshall 1154 22 43 6
Monroe 1320 71 169 51
Montgomery 499 21 50 9
Neshoba 1665 109 125 38
Newton 805 26 39 9
Noxubee 576 16 20 4
Oktibbeha 1885 54 189 31
Panola 1575 33 15 3
Pearl River 982 54 88 22
Perry 453 21 20 7
Pike 1283 55 97 27
Pontotoc 1363 18 16 1
Prentiss 923 19 48 3
Quitman 405 6 0
Rankin 3529 83 173 23
Scott 1193 28 21 3
Sharkey 268 14 43 8
Simpson 1124 48 108 19
Smith 562 15 54 8
Stone 411 13 49 8
Sunflower 1522 48 79 13
Tallahatchie 793 24 29 7
Tate 1067 38 48 13
Tippah 759 18 39 0
Tishomingo 732 39 96 26
Tunica 511 17 15 2
Union 1068 24 46 11
Walthall 612 26 67 13
Warren 1452 53 119 25
Washington 2360 86 151 32
Wayne 946 21 59 10
Webster 355 13 52 11
Wilkinson 313 19 20 5
Winston 776 20 40 11
Yalobusha 461 14 35 7
Yazoo 1091 33 71 12
Total 102,819 3,074 6,280 1,246