The Mississippi State Health Department on Wednesday reported 313 new cases of COVID-19 as identified through testing, with 18 new deaths.
In total, Mississippi has cumulatively identified 14,044 cases of the novel coronavirus with 670 known deaths.
The Health Department estimates that 9,401 COVID-19 patients in Mississippi have recovered.
The following Northeast Mississippi counties have added new cases: Calhoun, Chickasaw, Clay, Lee, Marshall, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Prentiss and Union.
The following counties in the region saw their totals revised down, based on further case investigations: Benton, Itawamba and Lafayette.
Northeast Mississippi cases