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COVID-19 in Mississippi

New Cases and Deaths as of February 20

NEW CASES

390

New COVID-19 positive test results reported to MSDH as of 3 p.m. yesterday.


TOTAL MISSISSIPPI CASES

290,632

NEW DEATHS

0

New COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH as of 3 p.m. yesterday.


TOTAL MISSISSIPPI DEATHS

6,553

LTC OUTBREAKS

93

Current outbreaks in long-term care (LTC) facilities only. (See LTC facility outbreak definition.)

About our case counts: We currently update our case totals each day based on test results from the previous day. Outside laboratories also report positive test results to us, which are included in our totals. Multiple positive tests for the same individual are counted only once. County case numbers and deaths may change as investigation finds new or additional information.

Statewide COVID-19 Data and Reports

County COVID-19 Data

Race and Ethnicity

Data Snapshots for Individual Counties

High Cases and Incidence

Cumulative Cases and Deaths by County

Totals of all reported COVID-19 cases, 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.

Long-term care cases and death totals will resume on Tuesday.

County Total Cases Total Deaths
Adams 2319 74
Alcorn 2895 60
Amite 1102 32
Attala 2056 69
Benton 923 24
Bolivar 4564 120
Calhoun 1551 27
Carroll 1169 23
Chickasaw 2001 50
Choctaw 693 16
Claiborne 973 29
Clarke 1673 70
Clay 1769 48
Coahoma 2722 65
Copiah 2725 57
Covington 2459 77
De Soto 19415 226
Forrest 7040 135
Franklin 750 19
George 2293 45
Greene 1261 33
Grenada 2440 75
Hancock 3366 73
Harrison 16347 269
Hinds 18532 382
Holmes 1803 69
Humphreys 911 26
Issaquena 167 6
Itawamba 2884 71
Jackson 12372 216
Jasper 2099 42
Jefferson 607 27
Jefferson Davis 997 31
Jones 7814 142
Kemper 891 22
Lafayette 5675 113
Lamar 5776 79
Lauderdale 6726 224
Lawrence 1179 20
Leake 2505 70
Lee 9620 160
Leflore 3336 117
Lincoln 3423 99
Lowndes 5961 137
Madison 9340 190
Marion 2493 78
Marshall 3952 92
Monroe 3966 125
Montgomery 1201 37
Neshoba 3740 165
Newton 2218 51
Noxubee 1222 29
Oktibbeha 4377 90
Panola 4233 92
Pearl River 4051 127
Perry 1195 33
Pike 2971 91
Pontotoc 4056 66
Prentiss 2670 58
Quitman 766 14
Rankin 12483 258
Scott 2911 66
Sharkey 488 17
Simpson 2674 78
Smith 1510 30
Stone 1704 29
Sunflower 3155 85
Tallahatchie 1687 39
Tate 2981 72
Tippah 2743 64
Tishomingo 2102 65
Tunica 975 23
Union 3904 72
Walthall 1230 40
Warren 4087 113
Washington 5123 128
Wayne 2499 40
Webster 1085 29
Wilkinson 621 26
Winston 2197 74
Yalobusha 1416 36
Yazoo 2822 62
Total 290,632 6,553

Case Classifications

Mississippi investigates and reports both probable and confirmed cases and deaths according to the CSTE case definition.

Confirmed Probable Total
Cases 180,867 109,765 290,632
Deaths 4,610 1,943 6,553

Confirmed cases and deaths are generally determined by positive PCR tests, which detect the presence of ongoing coronavirus infection.

Probable cases are those who test positive by other testing methods such as antibody or antigen, and have recent symptoms consistent with COVID-19, indicating a recent infection.

Probable deaths are those individuals with a designation of COVID-19 as a cause of death on the death certificate, but where no confirmatory testing was performed.

Mississippi COVID-19 Data Charts and Maps

Detailed charts of COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations will resume on Tuesday.

All data reports below are updated as they become available.

Hospitalizations and Bed Availability

Hospitalization and ICU Use to Date

Updated weekly

Daily Case Maps

Recent COVID-19 Activity

The chart below shows counties according to COVID-19 incidence (cases by population) over the last 7 days. Also see weekly county incidence tables

Cumulative COVID-19 Cases

Total cases and deaths by county since the start of the pandemic. Also see weekly estimate of recoveries

Daily Statewide Data Charts

Our state case map and other data charts are also available in interactive form.

The charts below are based on available data at the time of publication. Charts do not include cases where insufficient details of the case are known.


Note: Values up to two weeks in the past on the chart of Cases by Date above can change as we update it with new information from disease investigation.

Weekly Statewide Data Charts

Includes:

  • Cases, deaths and hospitalizations, analyzed by age, race/ethnicity, gender and other factors
  • MIS-C cases and deaths
  • Counties with high COVID-19 cases and incidence
  • Syndromic surveillance
All weekly charts

Estimated Recoveries

Presumed COVID-19 cases recovered, estimated weekly (does not include cases still under investigation).

 

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