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Mississippi reports 173 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, 11 deaths

Saturday morning the Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 173 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 11 new deaths.

Adams County’s cases rose to 49 still with one death reported.

The total of Mississippi’s cases since March 11 now stands at 2,642, with 93 deaths. Five new outbreaks have been identified in long-term care facilities.

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against coronavirus, are online at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19

The Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline is the best way to get your questions about COVID-19 answered. Call any time: 877-978-6453.

Long-term care (LTC) facilities like nursing homes are considered high risk locations because their residents are older or in poor health. Even one case of COVID-19 in these facilities among residents or employees is considered an outbreak. We investigate residents, staff and close contacts of infected individuals for possible exposure. The number of LTC facilities with outbreaks are shown for each county in the table below.

County Cases Deaths LTCs with Outbreaks
Adams 49 1 2
Alcorn 7
Amite 11 1 1
Attala 18
Benton 5
Bolivar 65 3 2
Calhoun 14 1
Carroll 7
Chickasaw 22 2 1
Choctaw 10 1
Claiborne 5
Clarke 13 1 2
Clay 17
Coahoma 38 1
Copiah 28
Covington 12
Desoto 163 2 1
Forrest 86 2 2
Franklin 10
George 7
Greene 2
Grenada 10
Hancock 38 5 2
Harrison 107 5 2
Hinds 234 2 3
Holmes 42 3
Humphreys 9 1
Itawamba 9
Jackson 139 5 1
Jasper 12
Jefferson 4 1
Jefferson Davis 5
Jones 30 2
Kemper 14
Lafayette 29 1
Lamar 31 1
Lauderdale 133 8 4
Lawrence 6
Leake 27
Lee 42 3
Leflore 44 4 1
Lincoln 41 3 2
Lowndes 22
Madison 99 2 2
Marion 17 1
Marshall 30 2
Monroe 31 2 2
Montgomery 14 1
Neshoba 26
Newton 12 1
Noxubee 6
Oktibbeha 36 1 2
Panola 22 2
Pearl River 82 6 2
Perry 16 1
Pike 47 1 1
Pontotoc 14 1
Prentiss 12 2
Quitman 12
Rankin 94 2
Scott 52 1
Sharkey 3
Simpson 7
Smith 23 1 1
Stone 9
Sunflower 35 1
Tallahatchie 3
Tate 23
Tippah 43 6 1
Tishomingo 2
Tunica 19 1 1
Union 7 1 1
Walthall 16
Warren 11 1
Washington 49 2 2
Wayne 8
Webster 14 1
Wilkinson 42 3 1
Winston 18
Yalobusha 13
Yazoo 58 1
Total 2,642 93 52