November 30, 2020

The Latest: New coronavirus cases reported across Mississippi

Mississippi reported another day with a higher-than-average number of new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus on Thursday.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 970 new cases on Thursday, bringing the total cases since the pandemic began in March to 118,587.

More than 10,400 new cases were discovered across the state in the last 14 days.

Of the total cases, the state believes approximately 101,385 have recovered.

After lifting a statewide face mask mandate October 1, Gov. Tate Reeves since has mandated virus mitigation measures in 16 counties across the state, including the requirement to wear face masks when in public.

The state reported eight new deaths Thursday. A total of 3,310 people have died from the virus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases increased to 787 with Thursday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average dipped to 746 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 1102 45 64 14
Alcorn 1050 12 25 2
Amite 434 13 15 2
Attala 809 27 91 20
Benton 369 11 45 6
Bolivar 2052 79 219 30
Calhoun 636 13 25 4
Carroll 509 12 45 9
Chickasaw 870 28 47 14
Choctaw 209 6 1 0
Claiborne 542 16 43 9
Clarke 783 53 93 27
Clay 715 22 19 3
Coahoma 1265 37 91 7
Copiah 1399 36 72 7
Covington 997 29 58 12
De Soto 7342 80 82 16
Forrest 3134 78 176 41
Franklin 253 3 4 1
George 1030 20 36 6
Greene 482 18 40 6
Grenada 1231 39 113 21
Hancock 881 28 49 6
Harrison 5537 85 280 33
Hinds 8109 180 472 79
Holmes 1151 60 102 20
Humphreys 458 17 21 6
Issaquena 107 4 0 0
Itawamba 1178 27 87 17
Jackson 4884 88 103 8
Jasper 698 17 1 0
Jefferson 281 10 13 3
Jefferson Davis 424 12 8 1
Jones 2984 84 186 38
Kemper 334 15 41 9
Lafayette 2560 43 124 29
Lamar 2340 40 40 11
Lauderdale 2611 135 261 74
Lawrence 553 14 26 2
Leake 1170 42 42 7
Lee 3686 82 181 37
Leflore 1730 88 193 47
Lincoln 1448 59 162 35
Lowndes 1828 62 102 33
Madison 3880 94 238 45
Marion 969 44 92 14
Marshall 1505 30 56 12
Monroe 1548 73 170 52
Montgomery 565 23 52 9
Neshoba 1883 111 130 39
Newton 881 28 40 10
Noxubee 603 17 20 4
Oktibbeha 2060 55 193 31
Panola 1722 41 60 8
Pearl River 1179 60 94 23
Perry 528 23 20 7
Pike 1409 56 98 27
Pontotoc 1515 20 18 2
Prentiss 1095 20 48 3
Quitman 424 6 0 0
Rankin 4123 86 181 23
Scott 1281 29 21 3
Sharkey 291 15 43 8
Simpson 1240 49 117 19
Smith 608 16 55 8
Stone 498 14 55 9
Sunflower 1659 49 83 14
Tallahatchie 858 26 29 7
Tate 1230 39 55 13
Tippah 951 24 61 1
Tishomingo 831 41 96 26
Tunica 539 17 15 2
Union 1260 25 46 11
Walthall 648 27 67 13
Warren 1566 56 125 26
Washington 2644 100 176 38
Wayne 1034 22 59 10
Webster 382 13 52 11
Wilkinson 343 21 20 5
Winston 859 21 43 11
Yalobusha 566 16 71 8
Yazoo 1245 34 101 13
Total 118,587 3,310 6,798 1,317