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Thursday update: Adams County virus cases increasing faster than state rate

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Adams County increased by 9.4 percent Thursday.

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported an additional six cases of the virus in Adams County in its morning report. On Thursday, MSDH said the county has 70 cases of the virus.

The cases in Adams County are increasing at a slightly higher rate than the state — which saw a 7.8 percent increase in confirmed cases Thursday.

MSDH reported an additional 264 cases of the virus for the state, raising the state’s total to 3,624 cases. The state also reported an additional 7 deaths from the virus, raising the state’s total to 129 deaths from COVID-19.

Here is a look at the county numbers reported by the state on Thursday:

County Cases Deaths LTCs with Outbreaks
Adams 70 4 2
Alcorn 7
Amite 16 1
Attala 28
Benton 5
Bolivar 74 5 4
Calhoun 30 2 1
Carroll 9 1
Chickasaw 37 2 1
Choctaw 11 1
Claiborne 8
Clarke 20 1 2
Clay 21
Coahoma 45 1
Copiah 39 1
Covington 19
Desoto 211 3 1
Forrest 134 2 2
Franklin 14
George 8
Greene 3
Grenada 14 1
Hancock 50 5 2
Harrison 134 5 2
Hinds 301 4 5
Holmes 53 3
Humphreys 12 3 1
Itawamba 13 1
Jackson 189 5 2
Jasper 19
Jefferson 4 1
Jefferson Davis 7 1
Jones 48 3
Kemper 16
Lafayette 39 2
Lamar 56 1
Lauderdale 174 12 6
Lawrence 10
Leake 50 1
Lee 48 4
Leflore 62 6 1
Lincoln 86 6 2
Lowndes 30 1
Madison 116 3 3
Marion 35 1
Marshall 37 2
Monroe 54 3 2
Montgomery 15 1
Neshoba 39 1
Newton 16 1
Noxubee 18
Oktibbeha 42 1 2
Panola 27 2
Pearl River 112 8 2
Perry 20 1
Pike 82 2 2
Pontotoc 16 2
Prentiss 15 1
Quitman 13
Rankin 122 2 1
Scott 100 1
Sharkey 3
Simpson 13 1
Smith 37 1 1
Stone 16
Sunflower 43 2
Tallahatchie 7
Tate 27
Tippah 45 6 1
Tishomingo 2
Tunica 26 1 1
Union 9 1 1
Walthall 22
Warren 16 1
Washington 67 2 2
Wayne 10
Webster 15 1
Wilkinson 53 3 1
Winston 24
Yalobusha 14
Yazoo 72 1
Total 3,624 129 65