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Adams County cases of COVID-19 double; Mississippi total up 94 cases

The number of COVID-19 cases in Adams County doubled overnight — from 3 cases Thursday to 6 cases Friday — after the Mississippi Department of Health released its report of confirmed cases Friday morning.

MSDH reports 579 confirmed cases of the virus with eight deaths. The number of cases increased by 94 cases.

In southwest Mississippi, the number of cases in Jefferson County and Wilkinson County also increased. Jefferson County, which previously had no reported cases, now has one confirmed cased of the virus. The number of confirmed cases in Wilkinson County increased to nine cases — up one case from Thursday.

County Cases Deaths
Adams 6
Attala 8
Benton 2
Bolivar 9
Calhoun 3
Chickasaw 9
Choctaw 4
Clay 2
Coahoma 18
Copiah 8
Desoto 63
Forrest 16
Franklin 2
George 1
Grenada 2
Hancock 9 1
Harrison 34 1
Hinds 50
Holmes 10 1
Humphreys 1
Itawamba 3
Jackson 24
Jefferson 1
Jones 1
Kemper 1
Lafayette 11
Lamar 4
Lauderdale 10
Lawrence 5
Leake 4
Lee 15
Leflore 13
Lincoln 6
Lowndes 9
Madison 25
Marion 1
Marshall 9
Monroe 3
Montgomery 4
Neshoba 1
Newton 1
Noxubee 1
Oktibbeha 12
Panola 4
Pearl River 18
Perry 2
Pike 12
Pontotoc 4
Prentiss 1
Quitman 3
Rankin 29 1
Scott 6
Sharkey 1
Simpson 1
Smith 1
Sunflower 5
Tallahatchie 2
Tate 8
Tippah 15 1
Tunica 6 1
Union 3
Walthall 4
Washington 11
Webster 3 1
Wilkinson 9 1
Winston 3
Yalobusha 3
Yazoo 4
Total 579 8