November 23, 2020

Pace of Mississippi’s new coronavirus cases seems to be moderating

Mississippi’s 7-day, daily average of new COVID-19 coronavirus cases dipped again Wednesday as the pace of new cases of the virus seemed to be moderating.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 766 new cases on Wednesday, bringing the total cases since the pandemic began in March to 122,275.

Of the total cases, the state believes approximately 105,839 have recovered.

The state reported 13 new deaths Wednesday, the first day in which no deaths were reported in more than one week. A total of 3,397 people have died from the virus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases dipped to 665 with Wednesday’s update.

The 14-day, daily average dropped slightly to 725 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 1139 45 64 14
Alcorn 1144 13 62 3
Amite 439 14 15 2
Attala 830 27 91 20
Benton 387 12 45 7
Bolivar 2081 81 220 30
Calhoun 647 13 25 4
Carroll 541 12 45 9
Chickasaw 885 31 47 14
Choctaw 224 7 1 0
Claiborne 545 16 43 9
Clarke 801 53 93 27
Clay 741 23 19 3
Coahoma 1299 37 105 7
Copiah 1421 38 72 9
Covington 1030 31 63 14
De Soto 7729 82 83 17
Forrest 3196 81 176 41
Franklin 259 3 4 1
George 1044 21 36 6
Greene 494 18 40 6
Grenada 1258 41 114 21
Hancock 921 31 51 7
Harrison 5728 91 286 34
Hinds 8292 181 479 80
Holmes 1159 60 102 20
Humphreys 476 18 27 7
Issaquena 107 4 0 0
Itawamba 1221 29 88 17
Jackson 5077 100 109 10
Jasper 718 19 1 0
Jefferson 286 11 13 3
Jefferson Davis 436 13 8 1
Jones 3054 84 186 38
Kemper 340 15 41 9
Lafayette 2640 43 123 28
Lamar 2426 41 41 11
Lauderdale 2713 135 265 74
Lawrence 581 14 26 2
Leake 1191 42 42 7
Lee 3830 84 193 37
Leflore 1786 88 193 47
Lincoln 1489 61 162 36
Lowndes 1901 62 102 33
Madison 3958 94 238 45
Marion 987 46 92 15
Marshall 1602 34 56 12
Monroe 1607 75 172 52
Montgomery 583 23 52 9
Neshoba 1914 111 130 39
Newton 891 28 40 10
Noxubee 612 17 20 4
Oktibbeha 2098 57 193 31
Panola 1770 41 60 8
Pearl River 1232 61 95 23
Perry 547 23 20 7
Pike 1432 56 98 27
Pontotoc 1591 21 18 2
Prentiss 1131 20 48 3
Quitman 427 7 0 0
Rankin 4258 88 181 23
Scott 1307 29 21 3
Sharkey 292 15 43 8
Simpson 1272 50 122 19
Smith 622 16 55 8
Stone 522 14 55 9
Sunflower 1699 52 83 14
Tallahatchie 877 26 29 7
Tate 1293 39 55 13
Tippah 992 25 61 2
Tishomingo 859 41 96 26
Tunica 546 17 15 2
Union 1302 25 46 11
Walthall 662 27 67 13
Warren 1591 56 125 26
Washington 2710 102 178 38
Wayne 1051 22 59 10
Webster 387 13 52 11
Wilkinson 350 21 20 5
Winston 893 22 44 11
Yalobusha 585 22 76 14
Yazoo 1317 36 135 14
Total 122,275 3,397 6,951 1,339