The Mississippi State Health Department reported 393 new COVID-19 cases identified through testing, the third-highest single day total released thus far.
The state also reported 15 new deaths, for a total death toll of 480, with a total case count of 10,483.
The following Northeast Mississippi counties reported new cases: Alcorn, Chickasaw, Clay, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Tishomingo and Union.
Monroe County also added a new death and leads the region in both COVID-19 cases and deaths, with 209 and 22 respectively.
North Mississippi Health Services reports 14 hospitalized COVID-19 patients and 250 outpatients.
Northeast Mississippi county cases