The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported an addition 263 cases of COVID-19 as identified through testing, with 16 additionally known deaths.
Known cases to date now total 11,967 with known deaths standing at 570.
The Health Department estimates that 7,681 COVID-19 patients have recovered.
The following Northeast Mississippi counties added cases: Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lafayette, Marshall, Monroe, Oktibbeha and Pontotoc.
No counties in the region added any new deaths in Wednesday’s report. Lee County had its case total revised downward by one, from 96 to 95.
North Mississippi Health Services reports 16 hospitalized COVID-19 patients with 280 outpatients.
Northeast Mississippi county cases