COVID-19 Cases in Mississippi

Data for this page courtesy of the New York Times https://github.com/nytimes/covid-19-data.

Datum ValueWhere on Graph
Jurisdiction Mississippi
Population 2.976 millionblue horizontal line
Confirmed Cases 96,030black line starting lower left
Deaths 2,894violet line starting lower left
Precent of Population Infected3.227 %
Cases Growth Rate doubling every 97.3 dayslight blue trend line
Deaths Growth Rate doubling every 134.4 daysdark blue trend line
Predicted 10% of Population 159 days (3-2-2021)intersection of blue trend line with red horizontal line


The graph above is on a logarithmic scale. Each line on the vertical axis represents ten times as many confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Each line on the horizontal axis represents two weeks.

Mississippi has a population of 2.976 million people.
This is represented by the blue horizontal line on the graph above.

The curve starting at the lower left represents the number of cases found in Mississippi.
The number of cases in Mississippi is 96,030 and doubling every 97.3 days.

The light blue line at the end shows where the number of cases will be up to 30 days out, based on trends over the last four days.

The yellow horizontal line represents 1% of the population (29,760).

The red horizontal line represents 10% of the population (297,600).
If present trends continue, there will this many cases in Mississippi in 159 days, which will be on 3-2-2021