October 20, 2020

Mississippi’s 14-day trailing new coronavirus cases on rise again

Mississippi reported new COVID-19 coronavirus cases on Sunday, as the 14-day trailing average of new cases rose to the highest level the state has seen since early September.

On Sunday, the state reported 294 new cases, bringing the total cases since the pandemic began in March to 104,932. Of those cases, the state believes approximately 90,500 have recovered.

The state reported 5 new deaths Sunday, all of which occurred between October 5 and October 10.

A total of 3,101 people in Mississippi have died as a result of coronavirus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dipped to 635 with Sunday’s update. It was the highest level reached since early September.

The 14-day, daily average rose to 577 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 994 40
Alcorn 896 12
Amite 376 10
Attala 705 25
Benton 275 4
Bolivar 1940 75
Calhoun 574 12
Carroll 343 12
Chickasaw 776 24
Choctaw 196 6
Claiborne 519 16
Clarke 657 48
Clay 635 20
Coahoma 1208 34
Copiah 1284 35
Covington 878 25
De Soto 6148 75
Forrest 2824 76
Franklin 211 3
George 867 16
Greene 426 17
Grenada 1159 36
Hancock 688 26
Harrison 4396 79
Hinds 7471 167
Holmes 1117 60
Humphreys 385 16
Issaquena 106 3
Itawamba 1002 24
Jackson 4011 74
Jasper 635 16
Jefferson 252 10
Jefferson Davis 376 11
Jones 2695 81
Kemper 307 15
Lafayette 2345 42
Lamar 1993 37
Lauderdale 2228 128
Lawrence 465 14
Leake 1055 39
Lee 3195 77*
Leflore 1528 83
Lincoln 1241 53
Lowndes 1688 59
Madison 3504 92
Marion 915 42
Marshall 1182 22
Monroe 1363 71
Montgomery 511 23
Neshoba 1727 109
Newton 819 27
Noxubee 582 16
Oktibbeha 1901 53*
Panola 1604 35
Pearl River 1009 54
Perry 459 21
Pike 1298 55
Pontotoc 1398 18
Prentiss 947 19
Quitman 407 6
Rankin 3594 83
Scott 1199 29
Sharkey 271 14
Simpson 1145 48
Smith 571 15
Stone 421 14
Sunflower 1538 49
Tallahatchie 800 24
Tate 1084 39
Tippah 783 19
Tishomingo 753 39
Tunica 513 17
Union 1087 24
Walthall 617 27
Warren 1470 53
Washington 2400 88
Wayne 955 21
Webster 360 13
Wilkinson 316 19
Winston 791 21
Yalobusha 467 14
Yazoo 1101 33
Total 104,932 3,101

* Note: A death previously reported in Oktibbeha County should have been reported from Lee County.