The Mississippi State Department of Health on Thursday morning reported 870 new COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths, bringing the state's total number of cases to 28,770 and the death toll to 1,092.
In Northeast Mississippi, new COVID-19 related deaths reported to MSDH as of 6 p.m. yesterday only include Oktibbeha, which reported one death.
Northeast Mississippi counties reporting new cases include: Alcorn, Chickasaw, Clay, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, and Union.
North Mississippi Health Services reports 44 hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
Northeast Mississippi cases by county