The Mississippi State Department of Health on Sunday morning reported 173 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 deaths.
This brings the state total number of known cases to 11,296 and the total number of deaths to 521 as of 6 p.m. Saturday.
Northeast Mississippi counties reporting new cases include Lee (four), Itawamba (three), Lafayette (two), Oktibbeha (two) and Chickasaw (one).
Statewide, counties reporting two new COVID-19 related deaths include Lowndes, Carroll, Forrest and Noxubee. Jones, Kemper, Lauderdale, Marion, Neshoba and Scott each reported one.
The county breakdown of known COVID-19 cases in Northeast Mississippi as of 6 p.m. Saturday: