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Saturday update: Wilkinson County COVID-19 cases up; Mississippi cases up to 663

Wilkinson County continues to see an uptick in confirmed cases of COVID-19. The Mississippi State Department of Health reported on Saturday an additional 2 confirmed cases of the virus in Wilkinson County raising the total number of cases to 11.

With a population of less than 9,000 people, Wilkinson County continues to lead the state with the highest number of infections per capita with a 12.75 rate of confirmed case per 10,000 people.

Adams County did not see an increase in cases reported Saturday. The current number of cases in Adams County is 6.

The total number of Mississippi cases reported Saturday morning is 663 — up 84 cases from Friday.

Deaths from the virus also increased in the state from 8 reported Friday to 13 on Saturday. MSDH reports that all of the deaths reported in the state were 60-years-old or older.

All Mississippi cases

County Cases Deaths
Adams 6
Amite 1
Attala 9
Benton 2
Bolivar 11
Calhoun 3
Chickasaw 10
Choctaw 4
Clarke 1
Clay 2
Coahoma 18
Copiah 8
Covington 1
Desoto 65 1
Forrest 18
Franklin 3
George 1
Grenada 2
Hancock 9 1
Harrison 38 1
Hinds 58
Holmes 13 1
Humphreys 2
Itawamba 3
Jackson 33
Jefferson 1
Jones 3
Kemper 1
Lafayette 11
Lamar 4
Lauderdale 12
Lawrence 5
Leake 4
Lee 17 1
Leflore 15
Lincoln 8
Lowndes 10
Madison 29
Marion 3
Marshall 11
Monroe 3
Montgomery 5
Neshoba 3
Newton 1
Noxubee 2
Oktibbeha 14
Panola 4
Pearl River 23
Perry 2 1
Pike 12
Pontotoc 4
Prentiss 2
Quitman 4
Rankin 31 1
Scott 7
Sharkey 1
Simpson 2
Smith 1
Sunflower 7 1
Tallahatchie 2
Tate 8
Tippah 18 2
Tunica 6 1
Union 3
Walthall 5
Washington 13
Webster 3 1
Wilkinson 11 1
Winston 4
Yalobusha 3
Yazoo 4
Total 663 13

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