The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 229 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 new deaths on Saturday afternoon.
This brings the state total number of known cases to 7,441 and the total number of deaths to 291.
New cases were reported in the following Northeast Mississippi counties: Calhoun, Clay, Itawamba, Marshall, Monroe, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Tishomingo, and Union.
Northeast Mississippi counties, total know coronavirus case numbers
Statewide, a total of 74,475 people have been tested for COVID-19.