October 30, 2020

Mississippi coronavirus cases hit highest pace since late August

Mississippi reported nearly 1,000 new COVID-19 coronavirus cases on Saturday, pushing the 7-day trailing average to the highest level the state has seen since early September.

On Saturday, the state reported 957 new cases, bringing the total cases since the pandemic began in March to 104,638. Of those cases, the state believes approximately 90,500 have recovered.

In the last seven days, the state has reported approximately 4,471 new cases of the virus. The last time more cases were reported in any 7-day period was in the last week in August.

The state reported 16 new deaths Saturday, 10 of which occurred between September 23 and October 9.

A total of 3,096 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases jumped to 639 with Saturday’s update. It was the highest level reached since early September.

The 14-day, daily average rose to 569 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 991 40 51 13
Alcorn 895 12 18 2
Amite 375 10 15 2
Attala 703 25 90 20
Benton 275 4 14 0
Bolivar 1942 75 217 30
Calhoun 571 12 25 4
Carroll 343 12 45 9
Chickasaw 773 24 44 13
Choctaw 196 6 1 0
Claiborne 518 16 43 9
Clarke 657 48 91 25
Clay 631 20 19 3
Coahoma 1207 34 86 6
Copiah 1281 35 70 6
Covington 877 25 34 10
De Soto 6123 75 73 15
Forrest 2813 76 175 41
Franklin 211 3 4 1
George 867 16 34 6
Greene 426 17 38 6
Grenada 1158 36 110 20
Hancock 687 26 25 5
Harrison 4370 79 255 32
Hinds 7465 167 452 71
Holmes 1116 60 101 20
Humphreys 384 16 21 6
Issaquena 106 3 0
Itawamba 998 24 84 17
Jackson 4002 74 85 8
Jasper 632 16 1 0
Jefferson 252 10 13 3
Jefferson Davis 376 11 3 1
Jones 2679 81 183 37
Kemper 306 15 40 9
Lafayette 2341 41 123 28
Lamar 1982 37 32 11
Lauderdale 2223 128 261 74
Lawrence 465 14 26 2
Leake 1053 39 35 5
Lee 3181 76 173 33
Leflore 1513 82 191 45
Lincoln 1236 53 142 32
Lowndes 1687 59 98 33
Madison 3501 92 238 45
Marion 906 41 92 14
Marshall 1180 22 43 6
Monroe 1347 71 170 52
Montgomery 511 22 52 9
Neshoba 1712 109 125 38
Newton 819 27 39 9
Noxubee 581 16 20 4
Oktibbeha 1899 54 193 31
Panola 1599 35 21 3
Pearl River 1001 54 88 22
Perry 458 21 20 7
Pike 1297 55 97 27
Pontotoc 1397 18 16 1
Prentiss 945 19 48 3
Quitman 405 6 0
Rankin 3592 83 172 23
Scott 1198 29 21 3
Sharkey 271 14 43 8
Simpson 1143 48 111 19
Smith 567 15 54 8
Stone 419 14 55 9
Sunflower 1536 49 80 14
Tallahatchie 798 24 29 7
Tate 1079 38 50 13
Tippah 782 19 39 0
Tishomingo 752 39 96 26
Tunica 512 17 15 2
Union 1087 24 46 11
Walthall 617 27 67 13
Warren 1467 53 119 25
Washington 2389 88 153 33
Wayne 952 21 59 10
Webster 359 13 52 11
Wilkinson 316 19 20 5
Winston 790 21 40 11
Yalobusha 466 14 35 7
Yazoo 1101 33 72 12
Total 104,638 3,096 6,331 1,254