Coronavirus in Mississippi: 91,935 cases, 2,780 deaths reported by health dept.

Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus (May 2020)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The number of presumed positive coronavirus cases in Mississippi is now at 91,935.

The Mississippi Department of Health confirmed 701 new cases and 24 new deaths Wednesday.

So far, 2,780 people have died from COVID-19 in Mississippi.

The number of tests done in the state totals 696,801 as of September 15. This includes MSDH Public Health Laboratory tests and other providers.

An estimated 78,971 people have recovered from the virus.

Number of cases by county (through September 16):

  • Adams – 891; 35 deaths
  • Alcorn - 753; 10 deaths
  • Amite - 307; 10 deaths
  • Attala – 636; 25 deaths
  • Benton - 215; 1 death
  • Bolivar – 1,774; 65 deaths
  • Calhoun - 506; 12 deaths
  • Carroll - 308; 12 deaths
  • Chickasaw – 635; 24 deaths
  • Choctaw - 177; 5 deaths
  • Claiborne - 449; 16 deaths
  • Clarke - 525; 38 deaths
  • Clay – 562; 16 deaths
  • Coahoma – 1,109; 27 deaths
  • Copiah – 1,154; 33 deaths
  • Covington - 793; 21 deaths
  • DeSoto – 5,321; 53 deaths
  • Forrest – 2,310; 69 deaths
  • Franklin – 186; 3 deaths
  • George – 739; 13 deaths
  • Greene - 335; 16 deaths
  • Grenada – 1,045; 35 deaths
  • Hancock – 554; 20 deaths
  • Harrison – 3,687; 71 deaths
  • Hinds – 6,903; 153 deaths
  • Holmes – 1,084; 58 deaths
  • Humphreys – 369; 15 deaths
  • Issaquena - 103; 3 deaths
  • Itawamba – 741; 21 deaths
  • Jackson – 3,343; 67 deaths
  • Jasper - 536; 15 deaths
  • Jefferson - 235; 9 deaths
  • Jefferson Davis - 322; 11 deaths
  • Jones – 2,360; 78 deaths
  • Kemper - 285; 15 deaths
  • Lafayette – 2,030; 39 deaths
  • Lamar – 1,566; 33 deaths
  • Lauderdale - 1,984; 123 deaths
  • Lawrence – 422; 12 deaths
  • Leake – 935; 35 deaths
  • Lee – 2,540; 66 deaths
  • Leflore – 1,343; 80 deaths
  • Lincoln – 1,044; 53 deaths
  • Lowndes – 1,384; 57 deaths
  • Madison – 3,180; 86 deaths
  • Marion – 836; 33 deaths
  • Marshall – 1067; 14 deaths
  • Monroe – 1,176; 65 deaths
  • Montgomery – 450; 20 deaths
  • Neshoba - 1,524; 103 deaths
  • Newton - 747; 22 deaths
  • Noxubee - 540; 15 deaths
  • Oktibbeha – 1,737; 49 deaths
  • Panola – 1,409; 26 deaths
  • Pearl River – 848; 50 deaths
  • Perry – 390; 16 deaths
  • Pike – 1,201; 48 deaths
  • Pontotoc – 1,204; 16 deaths
  • Prentiss - 786; 17 deaths
  • Quitman - 362; 5 deaths
  • Rankin – 3,134; 73 deaths
  • Scott – 1,159; 25 deaths
  • Sharkey - 258; 12 deaths
  • Simpson – 1,001; 42 deaths
  • Smith – 517; 14 deaths
  • Stone - 346; 11 deaths
  • Sunflower – 1,385; 43 deaths
  • Tallahatchie – 734; 18 deaths
  • Tate – 945; 37 deaths
  • Tippah – 635; 16 deaths
  • Tishomingo - 650; 35 deaths
  • Tunica – 472; 13 deaths
  • Union – 965; 24 deaths
  • Walthall – 589; 25 deaths
  • Warren - 1,366; 50 deaths
  • Washington – 2,156; 71 deaths
  • Wayne - 871; 21 deaths
  • Webster – 328; 13 deaths
  • Wilkinson – 301; 17 deaths
  • Winston – 719; 19 deaths
  • Yalobusha - 413; 14 deaths
  • Yazoo – 1,034; 29 deaths

On March 19, the first in-state death from the virus was reported of a man from Hancock County.

Mississippi Department of Health has a hotline open 24 hours, 7 days a week for any coronavirus-related questions: 877-978-6453.

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