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State reports 104 new COVID-19 cases, more deaths

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health on Thursday reported 104 new cases of the COVID-19 virus, resulting in a total of 1,177 confirmed cases in the state.

The total number of deaths in the state increased by four to a total of 26 COVID-19-related deaths.

The number of Adams County cases increased by three to a total of 14 cases. Wilkinson County saw an increase by one case to a total of 17 cases and 2 deaths.

Also on Thursday, the Concordia Parish Department of Homeland Security reported two new cases of the COVID-19 virus from a Ferriday hospital for a total of eight cases and one virus-related death in the parish.

Office of Emergency Protection Director Timothy Vanier said Thursday that two of the eight cases were reported from Ferriday Family Health. One is a 28-year-old and another is a 32-year-old who are both quarantined at home.

Two of the eight Concordia Parish residents with COVID-19 are hospitalized in Rapides Parish, Vanier said, adding a third patient, Kejuane Bates, 36, died Wednesday at Merit Health Natchez. 

The following table shows the total number of confirmed cases in Mississippi as of 6 p.m. April 1.

 

County Cases Deaths LTC Outbreaks
Adams 14
Alcorn 3
Amite 4 1 1
Attala 12
Benton 5
Bolivar 27 1 1
Calhoun 4 1
Carroll 3
Chickasaw 14 1 1
Choctaw 7
Claiborne 1
Clarke 4
Clay 7
Coahoma 23
Copiah 10
Covington 3
Desoto 103 1
Forrest 26 1
Franklin 3
George 4
Grenada 4
Hancock 22 1 2
Harrison 53 1 1
Hinds 118 1
Holmes 16 1
Humphreys 4 1
Itawamba 3
Jackson 57 1 1
Jasper 2
Jefferson 1
Jones 6
Kemper 4
Lafayette 16 1
Lamar 8
Lauderdale 46 2
Lawrence 5
Leake 6
Lee 24 1
Leflore 20 1
Lincoln 14
Lowndes 10
Madison 55 1
Marion 5 1
Marshall 18 1
Monroe 11 1
Montgomery 8 1
Neshoba 4 1
Newton 4
Noxubee 4
Oktibbeha 20 1
Panola 8 1
Pearl River 36 1
Perry 6 1
Pike 21
Pontotoc 10
Prentiss 4 1
Quitman 4
Rankin 50 1
Scott 13
Sharkey 2
Simpson 4
Smith 6 1
Sunflower 12 1
Tallahatchie 2
Tate 12
Tippah 29 2
Tishomingo 1
Tunica 14 1 1
Union 4 1
Walthall 10
Warren 2 1
Washington 29
Wayne 1
Webster 8 1
Wilkinson 17 2
Winston 9
Yalobusha 7
Yazoo 11 1
Total 1,177 26 22