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Sunday update: 183 new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi, eight new deaths

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported another 183 new COVID-19 cases and an additional 8 deaths in the state on Sunday.

Mississippi now as 1,638 confirmed cases and 43 deaths that resulted from COVID-19 since March.

Adams County is up by three cases since Saturday morning with a total of 19 cases, including one at a long-term care facility in the county.

Adams County Emergency Management Director Robert Bradford said that the case at the long-term care facility is known and the family and exposed individuals have been notified but would not provide the name of the facility on Saturday.

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.

Wilkinson County had an additional five cases reported by MSDH on Sunday for a total of 30 cases and three deaths in the county.

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 19 1
Alcorn 6
Amite 6 1 1
Attala 15
Benton 5
Bolivar 45 2 2
Calhoun 4 1
Carroll 5
Chickasaw 15 2 1
Choctaw 8 1
Claiborne 1
Clarke 5
Clay 7
Coahoma 28 1
Copiah 16
Covington 6
Desoto 132 1
Forrest 42 1 1
Franklin 5
George 5
Grenada 7
Hancock 31 1 2
Harrison 73 3 1
Hinds 154 2
Holmes 21 1
Humphreys 4 1
Itawamba 3
Jackson 86 3 1
Jasper 3
Jefferson 3
Jones 11
Kemper 5
Lafayette 22 1
Lamar 13
Lauderdale 65 2 3
Lawrence 4
Leake 10
Lee 30 1
Leflore 22 3 1
Lincoln 16 1
Lowndes 15
Madison 72 2
Marion 7 1
Marshall 20 1 1
Monroe 13 1 1
Montgomery 11 1
Neshoba 9
Newton 7 1
Noxubee 5
Oktibbeha 27 1
Panola 17 1
Pearl River 49 1 2
Perry 14 1
Pike 26 1
Pontotoc 12 1
Prentiss 9 1
Quitman 6
Rankin 72 1
Scott 23
Sharkey 3
Simpson 5
Smith 10 1
Stone 1 1
Sunflower 19 1
Tallahatchie 3
Tate 15
Tippah 35 3
Tishomingo 1
Tunica 17 1 1
Union 6 1
Walthall 12
Warren 5 1
Washington 36
Wayne 5
Webster 11 1
Wilkinson 30 3 1
Winston 12
Yalobusha 9
Yazoo 31 1
Total 1,638 43 35

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