November 30, 2020

Mississippi coronavirus: More than 12,000 new cases in last 14 days

More than 12,000 Mississippians were infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus over the last 14 days as the state reached the same levels of new infections that it was having in mid-August.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,271 new cases on Thursday, bringing the total cases since the pandemic began in March to 130,665. In the last two weeks, more than 12,000 Mississippians have tested positive for the virus.

Of the total cases, the state believes approximately 111,430 have recovered.

The state reported 17 new deaths Thursday. A total of 3,514 people have died from the virus, the state reported.

The 7-day, daily average of new cases jumped to 968 with Thursday’s update. It was the highest 7-day daily average since August 6.

The 14-day, daily average of new cases rose to 863 on Thursday, the highest level since August 14.

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 1209 47 64 14
Alcorn 1262 21 83 9
Amite 448 14 15 2
Attala 909 27 93 20
Benton 433 16 44 8
Bolivar 2202 82 220 30
Calhoun 675 13 25 4
Carroll 615 13 45 9
Chickasaw 943 31 47 14
Choctaw 247 7 1 0
Claiborne 557 16 43 9
Clarke 834 53 93 27
Clay 793 25 20 3
Coahoma 1332 37 106 7
Copiah 1481 38 72 9
Covington 1089 31 65 14
De Soto 8535 85 100 20
Forrest 3336 83 177 41
Franklin 271 3 4 1
George 1128 21 36 6
Greene 534 19 40 6
Grenada 1289 42 114 21
Hancock 1008 34 57 8
Harrison 6279 100 299 35
Hinds 8773 184 484 80
Holmes 1185 60 102 20
Humphreys 491 18 28 7
Issaquena 108 4 0 0
Itawamba 1319 32 89 17
Jackson 5567 103 113 11
Jasper 756 20 1 0
Jefferson 298 11 13 3
Jefferson Davis 492 15 8 1
Jones 3198 85 187 38
Kemper 354 15 41 9
Lafayette 2790 45 123 28
Lamar 2549 46 41 11
Lauderdale 2929 141 295 75
Lawrence 608 14 26 2
Leake 1236 43 42 7
Lee 4230 87 195 39
Leflore 1877 88 194 47
Lincoln 1568 64 162 36
Lowndes 2066 62 102 33
Madison 4201 97 250 45
Marion 1023 46 92 15
Marshall 1785 38 59 13
Monroe 1706 76 172 52
Montgomery 639 23 53 9
Neshoba 2003 111 132 39
Newton 946 29 40 10
Noxubee 634 17 21 4
Oktibbeha 2210 58 193 31
Panola 1904 43 60 8
Pearl River 1293 64 95 23
Perry 578 24 20 7
Pike 1484 58 98 27
Pontotoc 1750 24 19 2
Prentiss 1250 23 54 4
Quitman 441 7 0 0
Rankin 4640 89 183 23
Scott 1355 29 21 3
Sharkey 293 16 43 8
Simpson 1323 52 122 19
Smith 649 16 55 8
Stone 598 14 56 9
Sunflower 1766 54 84 15
Tallahatchie 912 27 29 7
Tate 1446 44 68 16
Tippah 1078 28 61 3
Tishomingo 948 41 96 26
Tunica 565 18 15 2
Union 1422 25 46 11
Walthall 692 27 67 13
Warren 1634 56 125 26
Washington 2843 105 181 39
Wayne 1089 22 59 10
Webster 393 14 52 11
Wilkinson 355 22 20 5
Winston 991 22 44 11
Yalobusha 619 24 78 16
Yazoo 1404 36 136 14
Total 130,665 3,514 7,108 1,365