Mississippi

Cases

New MS Cases

September 18
+497
Trend
Flat

New MS Deaths

September 18
+12
Trend
Flat

Total MS Cases

Confirmed cases
92,432
Deaths
2,792

Tests in MS

Positive-Test Rate
0%

County Trends

Rising
30
Falling
25
Flat
27

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
DeSoto 5,354 33 55
Hinds 6,931 28 154
Rankin 3,161 27 74
Lee 2,561 21 66
Harrison 3,707 20 71
Lafayette 2,050 20 39
Adams 909 18 36
Prentiss 803 17 17
Jones 2,376 16 78
Jackson 3,358 15 67
Panola 1,424 15 26
Union 977 12 24
Lamar 1,577 11 33
Sunflower 1,396 11 43
Tallahatchie 745 11 18
Madison 3,190 10 86
Leflore 1,353 10 80
Alcorn 763 10 11
Quitman 372 10 5
Pontotoc 1,212 8 16
Forrest 2,317 7 69
Washington 2,163 7 71
Lauderdale 1,990 6 124
Warren 1,372 6 50
Monroe 1,182 6 65
Simpson 1,007 6 42
Chickasaw 641 6 24
Clarke 531 6 38
Neshoba 1,529 5 103
Lowndes 1,389 5 57
Grenada 1,050 5 35
Lincoln 1,049 5 53
Tate 950 5 37
Itawamba 746 5 21
Oktibbeha 1,741 4 49
Marshall 1,071 4 15
Attala 640 4 25
Tunica 476 4 13
Perry 394 4 17
Amite 311 4 10
Sharkey 262 4 12
Pike 1,204 3 48
Copiah 1,157 3 33
Coahoma 1,112 3 27
Pearl River 851 3 50
Covington 796 3 22
Newton 750 3 22
Tishomingo 653 3 36
Clay 565 3 16
Hancock 557 3 20
Montgomery 453 3 20
Humphreys 372 3 15
Greene 338 3 17
Benton 218 3 1
Leake 937 2 35
Tippah 637 2 16
Jasper 538 2 15
Claiborne 451 2 16
Yalobusha 415 2 14
Stone 348 2 11
Carroll 310 2 12
Jefferson 237 2 9
Bolivar 1,775 1 65
Holmes 1,085 1 58
Yazoo 1,035 1 29
George 740 1 13
Winston 720 1 19
Walthall 590 1 25
Smith 518 1 14
Lawrence 423 1 12
Jefferson Davis 323 1 11
Kemper 286 1 15
Franklin 187 1 3
Scott 1,159 0 25
Wayne 871 0 21
Marion 836 0 33
Noxubee 540 0 15
Calhoun 506 0 12
Webster 328 0 13
Wilkinson 301 0 17
Choctaw 177 0 5
Issaquena 103 0 3

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

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9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Mississippi
STATUS: HALTED
Cases
92,432 confirmed cases, with 497 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate
Closures
Most sectors have reopened
Fact
CDC recommends using ABHR with 60-95% alcohol in healthcare settings. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
8/4/2020
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves orders statewide mask mandate
7/30/2020
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves orders mask mandate for eight more counties
7/1/2020
Mississippi’s full "reopening" delayed: governor originally planned for July 1

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.