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MSDH is reporting an additional 1,746 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 18 deaths.

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 1392 50
Alcorn 1482 28
Amite 527 14
Attala 1112 34
Benton 490 17
Bolivar 2408 84
Calhoun 737 13
Carroll 714 15
Chickasaw 1069 32
Choctaw 315 7
Claiborne 579 16
Clarke 891 53
Clay 899 27
Coahoma 1495 43
Copiah 1604 40
Covington 1209 38
De Soto 9874 101
Forrest 3750 86
Franklin 334 5
George 1235 24
Greene 597 22
Grenada 1388 45
Hancock 1176 39
Harrison 6982 110
Hinds 9821 198
Holmes 1278 61
Humphreys 531 19
Issaquena 114 4
Itawamba 1511 34
Jackson 6218 119
Jasper 817 22
Jefferson 347 11
Jefferson Davis 560 17
Jones 3524 88
Kemper 421 18
Lafayette 3197 49
Lamar 2863 49
Lauderdale 3412 145
Lawrence 707 14
Leake 1332 43
Lee 4984 95
Leflore 2034 90
Lincoln 1878 65
Lowndes 2328 64
Madison 4711 106
Marion 1148 46
Marshall 2119 50
Monroe 1960 77
Montgomery 728 25
Neshoba 2189 118
Newton 1042 29
Noxubee 700 17
Oktibbeha 2435 62
Panola 2188 49
Pearl River 1494 67
Perry 658 26
Pike 1609 58
Pontotoc 1991 28
Prentiss 1437 30
Quitman 484 6
Rankin 5417 102
Scott 1518 29
Sharkey 308 17
Simpson 1463 53
Smith 703 16
Stone 752 14
Sunflower 1910 55
Tallahatchie 967 27
Tate 1669 51
Tippah 1237 30
Tishomingo 1087 42
Tunica 602 19
Union 1653 25
Walthall 760 28
Warren 1741 57
Washington 3153 107
Wayne 1169 23
Webster 423 14
Wilkinson 387 22
Winston 1200 24
Yalobusha 705 27
Yazoo 1529 39
Total 147,382 3,763

Case Classifications

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

Confirmed Probable Total
Cases 119,483 27,899 147,382
Deaths 3,287 476 3,763

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.

Deaths from COVID-19 and Other Causes

This table of death counts compares COVID-19 deaths in Mississippi by week with deaths from other major causes, including contributing and underlying causes.

K-12 School Report

Mississippi K-12 schools make weekly reports of cases among students, teachers and staff, number of outbreaks, and teachers and students under quarantine as a result of COVID-19 exposure. An outbreak in a school setting is defined as 3 or more individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 in the same group within a 14-day period.

Note: These cases have been directly reported to MSDH by each school, and may not yet have appeared in our state and county totals of cases reported by laboratories.

Long-Term Care Facility Cases and Outbreaks

Long-term care (LTC) facilities like nursing homes are considered high risk locations because their residents are older or in poor health. A single confirmed COVID-19 infection in an LTC facility resident, or more than one infection in employees or staff in a 14-day period constitutes an outbreak. Residential care facilities also represent group living facilities where COVID-19 can be easily spread. We investigate residents, staff and close contacts of infected individuals for possible exposure.

These outbreak figures are reported directly to MSDH by the facility. Many of the cases and deaths reported by facilities may not yet be included in our totals of lab-reported cases.

Ongoing Outbreaks in Nursing Homes

Because nursing homes report COVID-19 data directly to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), we have replaced our usual long-term care facility report with the most recent CMS nursing home data, avoiding duplicate reporting requirements for these facilities.

Data such as illness in residents and staff, deaths in residents, as well as a number of other data elements are now publicly available on the CMS website. MSDH is providing the following links to view this data, which is reported directly by the Nursing Homes and is updated daily.

Note: Cases and deaths listed on the CMS website may not have appeared yet in our county totals, which are based on reports from testing laboratories.

Mississippi COVID-19 Data Charts and Map

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

All data reports below are updated as they become available.

Hospitalizations and Bed Availability

Hospitalization and ICU Use to Date

Updated weekly

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.

 

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