Mississippi State Department of Health

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

This map and the following table show total cases in Mississippi as of 6 p.m. March 29, 2020, and include all reported cases since March 11, 2020.

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 in our totals.

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

Mississippi COVID-19 Cases to Date

County Cases Deaths
Adams 8  
Alcorn 1  
Amite 4 1
Attala 10  
Benton 4  
Bolivar 16  
Calhoun 3  
Carroll 1  
Chickasaw 12  
Choctaw 6  
Claiborne 1  
Clarke 1  
Clay 4  
Coahoma 20  
Copiah 8  
Covington 2  
Desoto 77 1
Forrest 21  
Franklin 3  
George 3  
Grenada 3  
Hancock 15 1
Harrison 44 1
Hinds 74  
Holmes 14 1
Humphreys 2  
Itawamba 3  
Jackson 39  
Jefferson 1  
Jones 6  
Kemper 1  
Lafayette 14  
Lamar 4  
Lauderdale 23  
Lawrence 5  
Leake 5  
Lee 23 1
Leflore 18 1
Lincoln 11  
Lowndes 10  
Madison 38  
Marion 4  
Marshall 13  
Monroe 5  
Montgomery 7  
Neshoba 4  
Newton 2  
Noxubee 3  
Oktibbeha 15  
Panola 6  
Pearl River 27  
Perry 3 1
Pike 16  
Pontotoc 4  
Prentiss 4  
Quitman 4  
Rankin 37 1
Scott 9  
Sharkey 1  
Simpson 2  
Smith 1  
Sunflower 11 1
Tallahatchie 2  
Tate 11  
Tippah 23 2
Tunica 12 1
Union 3  
Walthall 5  
Warren 1  
Washington 18  
Webster 5 1
Wilkinson 13 2
Winston 6  
Yalobusha 5  
Yazoo 7  
Total 847 16

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.


Testing Totals

MSDH Public Health Laboratory (MPHL) testing totals as of 6 p.m., March 29, 2020. These totals are for tests performed at the MPHL only.

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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