November 24, 2020

Rate of new coronavirus cases in Mississippi remains flat

Mississippi’s number of new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus remained relatively stable on Friday.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 749 new cases on Friday, bringing the total cases since the pandemic began in March to 119,336.

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 18 new deaths Friday. A total of 3,328 people have died from the virus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dropped slightly to 780 with Friday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average dropped to 720 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 1106 45 64 14
Alcorn 1061 12 25 2
Amite 435 13 15 2
Attala 811 27 91 20
Benton 370 11 45 6
Bolivar 2062 79 219 30
Calhoun 638 13 25 4
Carroll 515 12 45 9
Chickasaw 875 29 47 14
Choctaw 210 6 1 0
Claiborne 542 16 43 9
Clarke 785 53 93 27
Clay 718 22 19 3
Coahoma 1270 37 96 7
Copiah 1404 37 72 8
Covington 1001 29 59 12
De Soto 7422 80 82 16
Forrest 3141 79 176 41
Franklin 253 3 4 1
George 1033 20 36 6
Greene 482 18 40 6
Grenada 1239 40 113 21
Hancock 883 29 49 6
Harrison 5566 87 280 33
Hinds 8135 180 472 79
Holmes 1154 60 102 20
Humphreys 468 17 22 6
Issaquena 107 4 0 0
Itawamba 1198 28 87 17
Jackson 4917 90 103 8
Jasper 702 17 1 0
Jefferson 284 10 13 3
Jefferson Davis 426 13 8 1
Jones 2999 84 186 38
Kemper 335 15 41 9
Lafayette 2591 43 124 29
Lamar 2359 40 40 11
Lauderdale 2639 135 262 74
Lawrence 562 14 26 2
Leake 1178 42 42 7
Lee 3708 82 181 37
Leflore 1741 88 193 47
Lincoln 1467 59 162 35
Lowndes 1832 62 102 33
Madison 3894 94 238 45
Marion 972 44 92 14
Marshall 1518 31 56 12
Monroe 1554 74 170 52
Montgomery 569 23 52 9
Neshoba 1894 111 130 39
Newton 884 28 40 10
Noxubee 604 17 20 4
Oktibbeha 2066 56 193 31
Panola 1734 41 60 8
Pearl River 1188 60 94 23
Perry 534 23 20 7
Pike 1412 56 98 27
Pontotoc 1528 20 18 2
Prentiss 1104 20 48 3
Quitman 424 6 0 0
Rankin 4171 86 181 23
Scott 1290 29 21 3
Sharkey 292 15 43 8
Simpson 1249 50 117 19
Smith 608 16 55 8
Stone 506 14 55 9
Sunflower 1665 50 83 14
Tallahatchie 864 26 29 7
Tate 1248 39 55 13
Tippah 962 25 61 2
Tishomingo 833 41 96 26
Tunica 539 17 15 2
Union 1264 25 46 11
Walthall 649 27 67 13
Warren 1571 56 125 26
Washington 2667 100 178 38
Wayne 1035 22 59 10
Webster 383 13 52 11
Wilkinson 343 21 20 5
Winston 870 21 43 11
Yalobusha 570 16 72 8
Yazoo 1254 35 108 13
Total 119,336 3,328 6,816