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Saturday update: Two new COVID-19 cases in Adams County, one in long-term care facility

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported two new COVID-19 cases in Adams County on Saturday morning, including one at a long-term care facility in the county.

MSDH states that long-term care facilities, like nursing homes, are considered high-risk locations because their residents are older or are in poor health. Even one case of COVID-19 in these facilities among residents or employees is considered an outbreak.

Adams County now has a total of 16 cases of COVID-19 that have been confirmed by MSDH.

MSDH reported the state’s total number of COVID-19 cases rose by 97 confirmed cases to a total of 1,455 cases on Saturday.

MSDH also reported six additional deaths for a total of 35 people in the state with COVID-19 related deaths.

One of the new deaths was reported from Wilkinson County, which now has a total of three deaths of since the outbreak. Wilkinson County also has three new confirmed cases of the virus, bringing their total to 25 confirmed cases.

Below is a table from MSDH showing the number of COVID-19 cases and long-term care facility outbreaks.

 

County Cases Deaths LTCs with Outbreaks
Adams 16 1
Alcorn 6
Amite 6 1 1
Attala 14
Benton 5
Bolivar 34 1 1
Calhoun 4 1
Carroll 5
Chickasaw 15 2 1
Choctaw 8
Claiborne 1
Clarke 5
Clay 7
Coahoma 27 1
Copiah 12
Covington 4
Desoto 118 1
Forrest 34 1
Franklin 4
George 4
Grenada 4
Hancock 30 1 2
Harrison 70 3 1
Hinds 140 2
Holmes 17 1
Humphreys 4 1
Itawamba 3
Jackson 79 1 1
Jasper 3
Jefferson 2
Jones 9
Kemper 4
Lafayette 21 1
Lamar 13
Lauderdale 61 1 3
Lawrence 4
Leake 8
Lee 28 1
Leflore 22 1 1
Lincoln 14 1
Lowndes 13
Madison 67 2
Marion 6 1
Marshall 20 1
Monroe 12 1 1
Montgomery 10 1
Neshoba 6
Newton 6 1
Noxubee 5
Oktibbeha 24 1
Panola 10 1
Pearl River 43 1 1
Perry 13 1
Pike 23
Pontotoc 12 1
Prentiss 9 1
Quitman 5
Rankin 66 1
Scott 17
Sharkey 2
Simpson 5
Smith 6 1
Sunflower 18 1
Tallahatchie 2
Tate 14
Tippah 31 3
Tishomingo 1
Tunica 15 1 1
Union 6 1
Walthall 12
Warren 3 1
Washington 31
Wayne 2
Webster 11 1
Wilkinson 25 3 1
Winston 11
Yalobusha 9
Yazoo 19 1
Total 1,455 35 30

 

The numbers in this table are provisional. County case numbers and deaths may change as investigation finds new or additional information about a residence.