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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Updated September 27, 2022

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General Information

COVID-19 in Mississippi

New Reported Cases and Deaths for September 20 - 26

New Cases

1,869

New COVID-19 positive test results reported to MSDH for this time period.

Total Mississippi Cases

927,465

New Deaths

33

New COVID-19 related deaths identified by MSDH for this time period.

Fourteen deaths occurred between August 27 and September 24 in the counties below:

County list
County Total
Desoto1
Hancock1
Harrison4
Itawamba1
Lafayette1
Lamar1
Marion1
Montgomery1
Newton1
Panola1
Tallahatchie1

Nineteen deaths occurred between August 16 and September 14, identified from death certificate reports.

County list
County Total
Coahoma1
Desoto1
Forrest1
Hancock1
Harrison1
Jackson1
Jones1
Lee1
Leflore1
Marshall1
Monroe1
Montgomery1
Neshoba1
Panola1
Prentiss1
Rankin1
Sunflower1
Tippah1
Warren1

Total Mississippi Deaths

12,912

LTC Outbreaks

100

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 Tuesday based on test results reported to MSDH from the previous week (Tuesday – Monday).

Case Classifications

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

Confirmed Probable Total
Cases 497,878 429,587 927,465
Deaths 8,501 4,411 12,912

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.

County Activity Levels

Select your county below to find the current level of COVID-19 activity in your county, and protective steps recommended by the CDC. Or view a CDC map of activity statewide.

Mississippi COVID-19 Data Charts

Our COVID-19 charts section has demographic details of cases, deaths, hospitalizations, laboratory testing, and more.

COVID-19 Data Reports

U.S. and World Cases

Prevention and Guidance

Last reviewed on Feb 22, 2022

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