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State-level Metrics

Solid line represents Mississippi 7-day average

New tests Total test results (Specimens)

New tests is changing up. The most recent value for New tests was 479 on Mar 4, and the earlist value for New tests was 1942 on Dec 5. The highest recent value for New tests was 43045 on Feb 22.The lowest recent value for New tests was 134 on Feb 18. Access all chart data

New cases

Cases is changing up. The most recent value for Cases was 479 on Mar 4, and the earlist value for Cases was 1942 on Dec 5. The highest recent value for Cases was 920 on Feb 25.The lowest recent value for Cases was 134 on Feb 18. Access all chart data

Current hospitalizations

Hospitalization is changing up. The most recent value for Hospitalization was 448 on Mar 4, and the earlist value for Hospitalization was 1157 on Dec 5. The highest recent value for Hospitalization was 1518 on Jan 5. Access all chart data

New deaths

New deaths is changing up. The most recent value for New deaths was 21 on Mar 4, and the earlist value for New deaths was 33 on Dec 5. The highest recent value for New deaths was 43 on Mar 2.0 Access all chart data
Total cases
296,154
Confirmed cases
183,586
Probable cases
112,568
New cases today479
Change over 7 days1.1%+
Total tests
(test encounters)
Not Reported
Total tests
(specimens)
1,642,348
Total tests
(people)
Not Reported

Viral (PCR) tests (HHS data)

Total tests
1,255,701

Source: CELR data from states provided in line level format

This data is published by HHS. It may differ from state-provided data.

Data as of
Total tests (specimens)
748,339
Total tests (people)
Not Reported

Warning: Antigen reporting may significantly understate the true number of tests administered

Total tests (specimens)
81,986
Total tests (people)
Not Reported
Now hospitalized
448
Now in ICU
101
Now on ventilator
62
Ever hospitalized
9,162
Ever in ICU
Not Reported
Ever on ventilator
Not Reported

Hospitalization (HHS data)

See this HHS hospitalization data on a map.

Now hospitalized (confirmed + suspected)
435
Now hospitalized (confirmed only)
357
Now in ICU (confirmed + suspected)
134

This data is published by HHS.

Data as of
Hospital discharges
Not Reported
Total deaths
6,764
Probable deaths
2,047
Confirmed deaths
4,717

Long-term-care facilities

Total cases
10,378
Total deaths
1,945
Number of facilities affected
240
Percent of state deaths
from LTC facilities
28.8%
New cases since Feb 180.2%
New deaths since Feb 180.5%

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Data as of

Vaccinations

Total resident & staff doses administered
50,557
Staff & resident 1st dose administered
31,988
Staff &resident 2nd dose administered
18,373

Vaccinations administered through the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program

Data as of

Race & ethnicity data

We compute the number of cases and deaths per 100k people for each race and ethnicity.

These numbers show the scale of outcomes compared to the size of each group’s population. These are not the number of cases or deaths, rather the proportion of each demographic group who have been affected.

Race & ethnicity: cases per capita

Cases per 100,000 people
Black or African American
8,672
Hispanic or Latino
7,090
Asian
4,748
American Indian or Alaska Native
16,521
White
8,281

(All data is calculated)

Data as of

Race & ethnicity: deaths per capita

Deaths per 100,000 people
Black or African American
236
Hispanic or Latino
65
Asian
61
American Indian or Alaska Native
832
White
215

(All data is calculated)

Data as of

Our latest tweets about Mississippi

Our twitter handle is @COVID19Tracking@COVID19Tracking

Twitter
At publish time, we had no updates from 7 of the 56 states and territories we track: AR, CT, KS, MI, MP, RI, and WA. Seven additional states did not report current hospitalizations today: HI, MN, MS, NV, OK, OR, and WI.

January 3, 2021

Twitter
40 states reported over 1,000 cases today. And four didn't report. New Jersey, California, Mississippi, Idaho, and Oregon reported record numbers of cases.

November 22, 2020

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Today, Mississippi announced that it will only report statewide testing numbers once a week.

September 27, 2020

Twitter
Yesterday, we detailed testing falloffs in hotspot states, but it is much more widespread, even in places that have large outbreaks and are opening schools like Mississippi.

August 6, 2020

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Mississippi and Oklahoma have seen rapid growth in cases. Mississippi now rivals Florida for the highest number of cases per million population.

July 31, 2020

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