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Mississippi on Thursday reports more COVID-19 cases, deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Thursday reported 238 new COVID-19 cases and 12 new COVID-19 deaths.

Adams County now has 202 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 16 deaths due to COVID-19, with 45 of Adams County’s COVID-19 cases and eight deaths from long term care facilities. Forty of Adams County’s long term-care facility cases and eight of the deaths were reported in the Adams County Nursing Home.

The only other Adams County long-term care facility to report cases is Glenburney Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, which has four COVID-19 cases in employees, five in patients and no deaths.

As of Sunday, May 31, Adams County Emergency Agency reported that Adams County had 20 active cases countywide, 179 total expired cases countywide, 15 total deaths countywide and 164 total recovered cases countywide.

Statewide 126 long-term care facilities have active outbreaks.

The state now has 16,560 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 794 deaths.

On Tuesday, Adams County Coroner James Lee said he had an 82-year-female from a local nursing die of COVID -19 after being transported to Merit Health Natchez on Tuesday morning. She was a resident of Adams County, so Adams County now has 16 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Lee also reported two COVID-19 deaths on Thursday. One of those was an 87-year-old nursing home resident in Adams County and the other a 43-year-old male from Fayette, who was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon at Merit Health Natchez.

“This pandemic is still alive, and we still have infected cases in our city and surrounding towns,” Lee said. “Please, please, everyone don’t get relaxed. Protect yourself and your families.”

Also on Tuesday, the Concordia Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness reported it had received new COVID-19 confirmed cases for Concordia Parish between May 29 to June 2, bringing the parish’s total to 95 confirmed COVID-19 cases and six deaths.

The state of Louisiana now has 41,562 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 2,772 COVID-19 deaths reported.

Totals of all reported cases since March 11.

County Total Cases Total Deaths
Adams 203 16
Alcorn 19 1
Amite 66 1
Attala 311 18
Benton 14 0
Bolivar 169 11
Calhoun 67 4
Carroll 119 11
Chickasaw 140 14
Choctaw 50 2
Claiborne 115 5
Clarke 156 19
Clay 125 4
Coahoma 131 4
Copiah 329 4
Covington 179 2
Desoto 575 10
Forrest 595 39
Franklin 29 2
George 29 2
Greene 33 1
Grenada 107 4
Hancock 90 12
Harrison 269 7
Hinds 1074 26
Holmes 443 30
Humphreys 63 7
Issaquena 0 0
Itawamba 89 7
Jackson 314 15
Jasper 167 4
Jefferson 42 1
Jefferson Davis 82 3
Jones 701 33
Kemper 155 11
Lafayette 154 4
Lamar 250 5
Lauderdale 759 68
Lawrence 107 1
Leake 452 12
Lee 194 8
Leflore 277 36
Lincoln 280 31
Lowndes 247 9
Madison 767 28
Marion 116 9
Marshall 87 3
Monroe 269 25
Montgomery 84 1
Neshoba 728 44
Newton 288 4
Noxubee 193 6
Oktibbeha 273 14
Panola 84 3
Pearl River 212 31
Perry 51 3
Pike 204 11
Pontotoc 47 3
Prentiss 53 3
Quitman 32 0
Rankin 456 9
Scott 663 12
Sharkey 7 0
Simpson 104 0
Smith 155 11
Stone 32 0
Sunflower 92 3
Tallahatchie 30 1
Tate 91 1
Tippah 76 11
Tishomingo 36 0
Tunica 58 3
Union 89 7
Walthall 64 0
Warren 196 10
Washington 198 7
Wayne 262 3
Webster 84 4
Wilkinson 85 9
Winston 124 1
Yalobusha 104 6
Yazoo 296 4
Total 16,560 794