The Mississippi State Department of Health on Saturday evening reported 265 new cases of COVID-19 and 8 new deaths.
The statewide total of coronavirus cases stands at 17,034 and 811 reported deaths.
Itawamba reported one new death and Oktibbeha reported two new deaths.
The following counties in Northeast Mississippi reported new cases of the virus: Alcorn, Benton, Chickasaw, Clay, Lee, Monroe, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, and Union
Northeast Mississippi case numbers by county: