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The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Mississippi State Department of Health continue to closely monitor the outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by the novel (new) coronavirus COVID-19, and are working to limit the spread of cases nationally and in Mississippi. MSDH is actively working with doctors and hospitals on responding safely and effectively to this outbreak.

Local COVID-19 testing: We now have a list of local COVID-19 testing providers for you to contact if you have symptoms: View local testing providers »

Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline (available 24/7): 877-978-6453

COVID-19 in Mississippi and the U.S.

Cases of COVID-19 continue to be identified in U.S. states and in Mississippi. This is a rapidly changing situation that is continually being monitored by the CDC and MSDH as new cases are identified.

Mississippians are advised to take health precautions to prevent the transmission of disease, and stay in touch for the latest information on the situation in Mississippi.

Mississippi COVID-19 Case Map

An interactive version of this case map is also available: View interactive Mississippi case map

About our case counts: We currently update our map and statistics each morning with test results from the previous day. Outside laboratories also report positive test results to us, which are included our totals.

County case numbers and deaths may change as investigation finds new or additional information.

Mississippi COVID-19 Cases to Date

Total cases since March 11, 2010 as of 6 p.m. March 26, 2020. New cases reported today: 94

All Mississippi cases

CountyCasesDeaths
Adams6
Attala8
Benton2
Bolivar9
Calhoun3
Chickasaw9
Choctaw4
Clay2
Coahoma18
Copiah8
Desoto63
Forrest16
Franklin2
George1
Grenada2
Hancock91
Harrison341
Hinds50
Holmes101
Humphreys1
Itawamba3
Jackson24
Jefferson1
Jones1
Kemper1
Lafayette11
Lamar4
Lauderdale10
Lawrence5
Leake4
Lee15
Leflore13
Lincoln6
Lowndes9
Madison25
Marion1
Marshall9
Monroe3
Montgomery4
Neshoba1
Newton1
Noxubee1
Oktibbeha12
Panola4
Pearl River18
Perry2
Pike12
Pontotoc4
Prentiss1
Quitman3
Rankin291
Scott6
Sharkey1
Simpson1
Smith1
Sunflower5
Tallahatchie2
Tate8
Tippah151
Tunica61
Union3
Walthall4
Washington11
Webster31
Wilkinson91
Winston3
Yalobusha3
Yazoo4
Total5798
 

Trends and Summary Data

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.

U.S. and World Cases

COVID-19 Testing

The MSDH Public Health Laboratory is testing samples submitted by Mississippi physicians and healthcare providers around the state in cases where COVID-19 is determined to be a risk. Anyone with symptoms of fever, severe cough or severe chest pains – especially those who are older or in poor health – should call their doctor or healthcare provider for instructions on safely being examined. Healthcare providers can assess your health history and symptoms, and perform testing for COVID-19 as needed.

  • Total individuals tested for COVID-19 by the MSDH Public Health Laboratory: 3,139
    As of March 26, 2020.Does not include testing done by outside providers.

Local Testing Providers

Local healthcare providers are now providing sampling and test services at locations across the state for those with COVID-19 symptoms.

What MSDH Is Doing

The Mississippi State Department of Health is aggressively responding to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. With other state agencies, it has activated emergency operations in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Mississippi.

Other steps that MSDH is taking include:

Prevention and Preparation for Individuals and the Community



Links referenced
Healthcare    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,420,694,html
Prevention    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,21866,420,html
Coronavirus COVID-19 cases in the United States (CDC)    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html
COVID-19 Global Case Map (Johns Hopkins University)    https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
Video: A tour through COVID-19 testing at the MSDH Public Health Lab    https://youtu.be/adnA2N0h2A4
View local testing providers    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,21912,420,874,html
Preventive steps to take, recommendations, guidances and general information on COVID-19    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,21866,420,html

Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm

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