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Coroner reports 18th death from COVID-19 in Adams County

Adams County James Lee reported the death of a 69-year-old black female from COVID-19 Saturday afternoon.

Lee said the woman from Natchez died at Merit Health Natchez at 1:20 p.m. Saturday.

“I cannot express how important it is for us to continues to abide by CDC guidelines for this disease,” Lee said in a news release. “It is not dormant and we are still seeking a vaccine (cure).”

The death marks the 18th death from COVID-19 in Adams County. The death has yet to be recorded with the Mississippi Department of Health which currently reports 17 deaths in the county.

According to the Mississippi Department of Health 225 cases of the coronavirus have been reported in Adams County. Forty-three of the cases are in long-term care facilities.

Below are the county-by-county numbers reported by the Mississippi Department of Health:

 

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 225 17 43 10
Alcorn 30 1 0 0
Amite 70 2 12 2
Attala 331 23 89 19
Benton 17 0 1 0
Bolivar 190 12 19 4
Calhoun 80 4 23 4
Carroll 122 11 45 9
Chickasaw 166 16 35 10
Choctaw 65 2 0 0
Claiborne 138 8 42 7
Clarke 166 21 17 9
Clay 174 6 0 0
Coahoma 147 4 0 0
Copiah 405 6 3 0
Covington 205 3 1 0
Desoto 714 13 18 4
Forrest 679 41 93 29
Franklin 30 2 3 1
George 35 2 1 0
Greene 51 2 17 0
Grenada 160 4 17 2
Hancock 100 12 9 3
Harrison 344 7 3 2
Hinds 1274 27 88 13
Holmes 468 34 96 17
Humphreys 80 8 18 6
Issaquena 0 0 0 0
Itawamba 100 8 33 7
Jackson 356 16 38 5
Jasper 193 4 0 0
Jefferson 54 2 0 0
Jefferson Davis 84 3 3 1
Jones 868 38 118 21
Kemper 167 12 37 9
Lafayette 175 4 40 1
Lamar 288 5 3 2
Lauderdale 805 75 181 48
Lawrence 115 1 0 0
Leake 483 15 2 0
Lee 296 11 38 4
Leflore 358 45 140 31
Lincoln 324 32 93 25
Lowndes 315 9 19 5
Madison 886 30 101 16
Marion 141 9 15 2
Marshall 103 3 1 0
Monroe 293 25 93 22
Montgomery 94 1 0 0
Neshoba 878 50 68 22
Newton 321 6 4 0
Noxubee 212 6 15 3
Oktibbeha 357 17 98 14
Panola 122 3 0 0
Pearl River 222 31 45 11
Perry 54 3 0 0
Pike 226 11 17 6
Pontotoc 74 3 3 1
Prentiss 66 3 21 3
Quitman 49 0 0 0
Rankin 537 10 14 0
Scott 688 12 13 2
Sharkey 8 0 0 0
Simpson 119 1 2 0
Smith 178 11 52 8
Stone 34 0 0 0
Sunflower 118 4 0 0
Tallahatchie 42 1 0 0
Tate 128 1 2 0
Tippah 93 11 0 0
Tishomingo 47 0 2 0
Tunica 64 3 12 2
Union 102 8 19 7
Walthall 103 1 0 0
Warren 252 12 39 8
Washington 253 8 7 1
Wayne 375 7 2 0
Webster 110 8 50 7
Wilkinson 85 9 5 2
Winston 149 2 0 0
Yalobusha 138 7 35 7
Yazoo 348 6 19 2
Total 19,516 891 2,192 456