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Mississippi reports single deadliest virus day yet

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 13 new COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, which is the greatest number of deaths recorded in Mississippi in a single day in since the outbreak.

More than 3,000 COVID-19 cases have now been reported in the state. MSDH reported 145 new cases on Tuesday and a total of 3,087 cases and 111 virus-related deaths since March.

Adams County had five new cases of the virus reported on Tuesday for a total of 62 cases since March. Adams County still has one virus-related death and two long-term care facility outbreaks reported by MSDH on Tuesday.

The table below shows the number of cases, deaths and long-term care facility outbreaks reported by MSDH by county.

 

County Cases Deaths LTCs with Outbreaks
Adams 62 1 2
Alcorn 7
Amite 14 1 1
Attala 22
Benton 5
Bolivar 69 4 2
Calhoun 25 1 1
Carroll 8
Chickasaw 32 2 1
Choctaw 11 1
Claiborne 6
Clarke 15 1 2
Clay 20
Coahoma 39 1
Copiah 31
Covington 15
Desoto 188 2 1
Forrest 114 2 2
Franklin 10
George 10
Greene 2
Grenada 13
Hancock 46 5 2
Harrison 121 5 2
Hinds 263 2 4
Holmes 47 3
Humphreys 11 1 1
Itawamba 9 1
Jackson 157 5 2
Jasper 14
Jefferson 4 1
Jefferson Davis 6 1
Jones 40 3
Kemper 14
Lafayette 33 2
Lamar 46 1
Lauderdale 156 11 4
Lawrence 7
Leake 32 1
Lee 46 4
Leflore 52 6 2
Lincoln 56 4 2
Lowndes 25 1
Madison 108 3 3
Marion 25 1
Marshall 34 2
Monroe 38 2 2
Montgomery 15 1
Neshoba 33 1
Newton 14 1
Noxubee 6
Oktibbeha 37 1 2
Panola 26 2
Pearl River 93 8 2
Perry 20 1
Pike 62 1 1
Pontotoc 15 2
Prentiss 14 1
Quitman 12
Rankin 105 2
Scott 62 1
Sharkey 3
Simpson 7 1
Smith 30 1 1
Stone 14
Sunflower 41 2
Tallahatchie 4
Tate 25
Tippah 45 6 1
Tishomingo 2
Tunica 23 1 1
Union 8 1 1
Walthall 22
Warren 14 1
Washington 57 2 2
Wayne 9
Webster 14 1
Wilkinson 49 3 1
Winston 20
Yalobusha 14
Yazoo 64 1
Total 3,087 111 60

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