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Adams County tops 100 cases in latest state COVID-19 report

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 259 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and eight new deaths.

Mississippi now has a total of 5,153 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 201 COVID-19 deaths.

Adams County reported five new cases, bringing the county’s total to 101, with seven total deaths and 14 cases in long-term health care facilities.

Merit Health Natchez on Wednesday reported the hospital was caring for 13 COVID-19 positive patients who are receiving care in a unit separate from other patients. Merit Health also reported that six COVID-19 patients had been discharged from the hospital.

“Our inventory of ventilators is sufficient to support the medical needs of the patients in our care at this time,” hospital officials said.

Louisiana

On Thursday, the Louisiana Department of Health reported a total of 25,739 confirmed cases and 1,540 deaths.

The Concordia Parish Office Homeland Security and Office Emergency Preparedness a reported the parish’s fourth COVID-19 death Wednesday evening.

The victim, a 78-year-old black female, tested positive for COVID-19 at Riverland Medical Center on April 6 and died early Tuesday morning at Glenwood Regional in West Monroe.

No further information is available at this time on the death.

Also on Wednesday, the OHSEP reported three new COVID-19 cases in Concordia Parish, one in a 47-year-old black male who tested positive Wednesday at SouthStar Urgent Care and is on a 14-day quarantine at home; another in a 55-year-old Caucasian male who tested positive Wednesday at SouthStar Urgent Care And is on a 14-day quarantine at his home; and the third case in a 57-year-old black male, who tested positive Wednesday at SouthStar Urgent Care and is on 14-day quarantine at his home.

Of Concordia Parish’s 88 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, 27 were females, 17 males, two Hispanics, six Cuacasians and 36 blacks.

Below is a breakdown of Mississippi’s COVID-19 cases to date.

Table of total cases, deaths, and cases in long-term care (LTC) facilities since March 11, 2020.

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases
Adams 101 7 14
Alcorn 8 0 0
Amite 24 1 2
Attala 62 0 4
Benton 9 0 0
Bolivar 89 7 13
Calhoun 43 2 19
Carroll 15 1 0
Chickasaw 52 4 16
Choctaw 13 1 0
Claiborne 12 0 0
Clarke 37 3 9
Clay 28 2 0
Coahoma 53 2 1
Copiah 59 1 1
Covington 40 0 0
Desoto 252 4 2
Forrest 164 6 15
Franklin 17 0 0
George 10 1 0
Greene 4 0 0
Grenada 27 0 14
Hancock 55 5 6
Harrison 152 6 2
Hinds 383 6 9
Holmes 83 5 11
Humphreys 14 3 1
Itawamba 30 1 11
Jackson 228 6 34
Jasper 27 1 0
Jefferson 5 0 0
Jefferson Davis 13 1 0
Jones 94 0 4
Kemper 27 0 1
Lafayette 81 3 10
Lamar 79 2 0
Lauderdale 249 18 64
Lawrence 25 0 0
Leake 118 1 0
Lee 66 4 4
Leflore 119 13 26
Lincoln 125 7 41
Lowndes 36 1 2
Madison 165 4 10
Marion 53 4 12
Marshall 40 2 0
Monroe 109 9 44
Montgomery 16 1 0
Neshoba 102 2 1
Newton 45 0 1
Noxubee 29 0 0
Oktibbeha 45 3 6
Panola 38 2 0
Pearl River 142 11 28
Perry 23 1 0
Pike 126 3 8
Pontotoc 18 2 1
Prentiss 29 0 17
Quitman 14 0 0
Rankin 153 4 4
Scott 177 0 7
Sharkey 4 0 0
Simpson 33 0 2
Smith 53 3 17
Stone 22 0 0
Sunflower 51 2 0
Tallahatchie 9 1 0
Tate 35 0 1
Tippah 49 7 0
Tishomingo 5 0 0
Tunica 34 1 12
Union 14 1 0
Walthall 27 0 0
Warren 32 2 0
Washington 71 3 4
Wayne 17 0 0
Webster 16 1 0
Wilkinson 65 6 4
Winston 37 0 0
Yalobusha 17 0 0
Yazoo 110 1 0
Total 5,153 201 515