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Wednesday update: Mississippi cases of COVID-19 top 1,000; Reported deaths increase

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 topped 1,000 Wednesday. The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 136 new cases of the virus, resulting in a total of 1,073 confirmed cases in the state. All but five counties in Mississippi have at least one reported case of COVDI-19.

The total number of deaths in the state increased by two cases to a total of 22 COVID-19 related deaths.

The number of Adams County cases increased by one to total of 11 cases. Wilkinson County saw an increase of two cases to a total of 16 cases and 2 deaths.

Mississippi COVID-19 Cases to Date

County Cases Deaths
Adams 11
Alcorn 3
Amite 4 1
Attala 11
Benton 4
Bolivar 25 1
Calhoun 3
Carroll 2
Chickasaw 15
Choctaw 7
Claiborne 1
Clarke 5
Clay 5
Coahoma 22
Copiah 9
Covington 3
Desoto 94 1
Forrest 27
Franklin 3
George 4
Grenada 3
Hancock 20 1
Harrison 49 1
Hinds 109
Holmes 16 2
Humphreys 4 1
Itawamba 4
Jackson 52
Jasper 1
Jefferson 1
Jones 6
Kemper 1
Lafayette 15 1
Lamar 6
Lauderdale 39
Lawrence 5
Leake 5
Lee 25 1
Leflore 20 1
Lincoln 13
Lowndes 11
Madison 53
Marion 6
Marshall 15
Monroe 7
Montgomery 8 1
Neshoba 5
Newton 2
Noxubee 3
Oktibbeha 18
Panola 8 1
Pearl River 32
Perry 5 1
Pike 20
Pontotoc 6
Prentiss 4
Quitman 4
Rankin 48 1
Scott 12
Sharkey 2
Simpson 3
Smith 1
Sunflower 12 1
Tallahatchie 2
Tate 11
Tippah 28 2
Tishomingo 1
Tunica 13 1
Union 3
Walthall 7
Warren 2
Washington 22
Webster 7 1
Wilkinson 16 2
Winston 9
Yalobusha 6
Yazoo 9
Total 1,073 22