State reports 2,575 new cases of COVID

Published 8:08 pm Friday, January 1, 2021

NATCHEZ — In Mississippi in the last day, 2,575 new cases of COVID-19 virus was diagnosed, and 29 Mississippians died with the virus in the last day, reported the Mississippi State Health Department.

In long-term care facilities, 21 new cases were diagnosed, and 10 residents died with the virus, according to state health department statistics.

Adams County reported a total of 1,807 cases of COVID-19, and no new deaths. Total deaths in Adams County remain at 58.

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The state health department reminds residents to continue to wash their hands multiple times during the day, wear a mask and stay socially distanced from other people.