December 3, 2020

Mississippi’s average weekly new coronavirus cases inch higher

Mississippi’s weekly average number of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases inched higher Sunday as the state reported the latest statistics.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 340 new cases on Sunday, bringing the total cases since the pandemic began in March to 120,500.

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 14 new deaths Sunday. A total of 3,348 people have died from the virus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases rose to 741 with Sunday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average rose to 733 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 1122 45
Alcorn 1130 12
Amite 436 13
Attala 819 27
Benton 376 11
Bolivar 2072 79
Calhoun 641 13
Carroll 531 12
Chickasaw 880 29
Choctaw 217 6
Claiborne 545 16
Clarke 791 53
Clay 723 22
Coahoma 1286 37
Copiah 1412 38
Covington 1009 29
De Soto 7552 81
Forrest 3166 80
Franklin 258 3
George 1037 20
Greene 488 18
Grenada 1245 41
Hancock 898 30
Harrison 5625 89
Hinds 8193 180
Holmes 1156 60
Humphreys 469 17
Issaquena 107 4
Itawamba 1207 29
Jackson 4952 91
Jasper 708 18
Jefferson 287 10
Jefferson Davis 428 13
Jones 3022 84
Kemper 336 15
Lafayette 2607 43
Lamar 2387 40
Lauderdale 2658 135
Lawrence 571 14
Leake 1181 42
Lee 3743 83
Leflore 1767 88
Lincoln 1483 61
Lowndes 1847 62
Madison 3914 94
Marion 979 45
Marshall 1548 32
Monroe 1577 74
Montgomery 575 23
Neshoba 1901 111
Newton 887 28
Noxubee 606 17
Oktibbeha 2087 57
Panola 1742 41
Pearl River 1202 60
Perry 542 23
Pike 1423 56
Pontotoc 1552 20
Prentiss 1118 20
Quitman 425 6
Rankin 4187 86
Scott 1299 29
Sharkey 293 15
Simpson 1260 50
Smith 615 16
Stone 510 14
Sunflower 1681 51
Tallahatchie 870 26
Tate 1268 39
Tippah 975 25
Tishomingo 845 41
Tunica 541 17
Union 1278 25
Walthall 650 27
Warren 1583 56
Washington 2689 100
Wayne 1040 22
Webster 384 13
Wilkinson 346 21
Winston 885 22
Yalobusha 578 18
Yazoo 1277 35
Total 120,500 3,348