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State reports new COVID-19 cases, deaths on Saturday

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 735 new COVID-19 cases and 14 new deaths on Saturday.

Adams County has had a total of 780 cases and 31 deaths since the outbreak. As of Friday, Merit Health Natchez is housing 10 COVID-19 patients with three of them in ICU. Statewide, 674 confirmed positive COVID-19 patients are hospitalized and 145 suspected positive patients. MSDH reports 215 of Mississippi’s COVID-19 patients are in ICU ant 111 are on ventilators.

As of Saturday, 157 long term care facilities in the state have active COVID-19 outbreaks were an outbreak is defined as one or more positive cases among residents or staff.

Mississippi’s total of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 82,029 with 2,247 deaths.

Guidelines from MSDH state social distancing is critical to stop the spread of COVID-19 and wearing a mask or face covering can sharply reduce the risk of passing COVID-19 on to others.

More details of COVID-19 in the state, along with preventive steps to take against coronavirus and statewide testing locations, are online at http://HealthyMS.com/covid-19.

The Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline is the best way to get your questions about COVID-19 answered. Call 877-978-6453 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week.

County Total Cases Total Deaths Total LTC Facility Cases Total LTC Facility Deaths
Adams 780 31 46 12
Alcorn 616 6 17 1
Amite 272 7 14 2
Attala 581 25 90 20
Benton 193 1 2 0
Bolivar 1462 48 77 12
Calhoun 468 10 23 4
Carroll 289 12 45 9
Chickasaw 581 20 36 11
Choctaw 154 4 0 0
Claiborne 435 16 43 9
Clarke 437 30 * 31 9
Clay 469 14 2 1
Coahoma 969 17 77 2
Copiah 1056 31 30 4
Covington 716 17 9 4
De Soto 4548 43 49 9
Forrest 2119 61 121 35
Franklin 175 3 3 1
George 679 12 5 2
Greene 290 14 35 6
Grenada 934 32 88 17
Hancock 487 18 8 4
Harrison 3268 53 149 18
Hinds 6473 138 360 59
Holmes 1039 54 98 20
Humphreys 335 14 20 6
Issaquena 97 3 0 0
Itawamba 545 14 51 9
Jackson 2946 59 74 7
Jasper 479 13 1 0
Jefferson 217 9 8 2
Jefferson Davis 302 8 3 1
Jones 2146 72 174 35
Kemper 269 15 38 9
Lafayette 1377 34 121 24
Lamar 1432 29 10 5
Lauderdale 1737 106 213 58
Lawrence 402 10 18 1
Leake 878 31 4 0
Lee 2139 54 144 27
Leflore 1229 75 185 45
Lincoln 962 51 129 30
Lowndes 1272 53 92 28
Madison 2939 83 223 41
Marion 775 26 48 6
Marshall 934 12 27 5
Monroe 1025 57 148 44
Montgomery 406 16 25 7
Neshoba 1418 99 109 37
Newton 660 14 14 3
Noxubee 518 14 17 4
Oktibbeha 1404 46 185 29
Panola 1288 23 13 2
Pearl River 743 48 66 19
Perry 290 9 0 0
Pike 1124 44 74 19
Pontotoc 1049 11 6 1
Prentiss 612 12 47 3
Quitman 319 3 0 0
Rankin 2817 62 131 17
Scott 1091 22 15 3
Sharkey 249 8 42 7
Simpson 936 39 100 20
Smith 463 13 54 8
Stone 310 10 27 3
Sunflower 1252 36 50 8
Tallahatchie 623 13 9 2
Tate 853 32 32 12
Tippah 538 15 2 0
Tishomingo 547 28 93 20
Tunica 448 11 12 2
Union 876 21 40 11
Walthall 563 24 67 13
Warren 1303 46 107 22
Washington 1982 60 82 20
Wayne 846 21 * 58 10
Webster 298 13 52 11
Wilkinson 276 17 8 4
Winston 691 19 40 11
Yalobusha 359 12 35 7
Yazoo 950 21 29 4
Total 82,029 2,427 4,830 993

* Note: A death previously reported in Wayne County has been corrected to Clarke County.

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