October 31, 2020

Misssissippi’s coronavirus fight ends week with higher trailing case numbers

Mississippi reported another high-than-average number of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases on Friday. The number capped a 7-day, trailing period in which more cases were reported than in more than a month.

On Friday, the state reported 862 new cases, bringing the total cases since the pandemic began in March to 103,681. Of those cases, the state believes approximately 90,500 have recovered.

In the last seven days, the state has reported more than 4,100 new cases of the virus. The last time more cases were reported in any 7-day period was in the first week in September.

The state reported six new deaths Friday, all of which occurred between September 19 and October 8.

A total of 3,080 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases jumped to 589 with Friday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average rose to 546 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 987 40 51 13
Alcorn 884 11 18 2
Amite 368 10 15 2
Attala 700 25 90 20
Benton 270 4 14 0
Bolivar 1933 75 217 30
Calhoun 563 12 25 4
Carroll 341 12 45 9
Chickasaw 764 24 44 13
Choctaw 195 6 1 0
Claiborne 513 16 43 9
Clarke 647 48 90 25
Clay 628 20 19 3
Coahoma 1205 34 86 6
Copiah 1276 35 70 6
Covington 863 25 34 10
De Soto 6076 74 73 14
Forrest 2771 76 175 41
Franklin 209 3 4 1
George 860 15 34 6
Greene 424 17 38 6
Grenada 1150 36 110 20
Hancock 672 25 25 4
Harrison 4300 79 255 32
Hinds 7418 166 451 70
Holmes 1113 60 101 20
Humphreys 383 16 21 6
Issaquena 106 3 0 0
Itawamba 982 24 83 17
Jackson 3956 74 85 8
Jasper 621 16 1 0
Jefferson 252 10 13 3
Jefferson Davis 368 11 3 1
Jones 2656 81 183 37
Kemper 303 15 40 9
Lafayette 2324 41 123 28
Lamar 1962 37 32 11
Lauderdale 2199 128 261 74
Lawrence 463 14 26 2
Leake 1021 39 35 5
Lee 3139 75 173 33
Leflore 1502 82 191 45
Lincoln 1209 53 142 32
Lowndes 1681 59 98 33
Madison 3481 91 238 45
Marion 903 41 92 14
Marshall 1164 22 43 6
Monroe 1332 71 170 52
Montgomery 506 21 51 9
Neshoba 1676 109 125 38
Newton 811 27 39 9
Noxubee 579 16 20 4
Oktibbeha 1891 54 189 31
Panola 1594 33 18 3
Pearl River 990 54 88 22
Perry 455 21 20 7
Pike 1293 55 97 27
Pontotoc 1378 18 16 1
Prentiss 936 19 48 3
Quitman 405 6 0 0
Rankin 3563 83 173 23
Scott 1193 28 21 3
Sharkey 270 14 43 8
Simpson 1130 48 108 19
Smith 564 15 54 8
Stone 416 13 50 8
Sunflower 1527 49 80 14
Tallahatchie 797 24 29 7
Tate 1077 38 49 13
Tippah 764 18 39 0
Tishomingo 742 39 96 26
Tunica 512 17 15 2
Union 1073 24 46 11
Walthall 616 27 67 13
Warren 1459 53 119 25
Washington 2366 86 152 32
Wayne 950 21 59 10
Webster 355 13 52 11
Wilkinson 315 19 20 5
Winston 780 20 40 11
Yalobusha 463 14 35 7
Yazoo 1098 33 71 12
Total 103,681 3,080 6,310 1,249