On Sunday the Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 173 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 11 new deaths. Mississippi's total of COVID-19 cases since March 11 now stands at 11,296, with 521 deaths. Currently there are 413 Mississippians hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 infection.
18 of the new cases reported today were among residents in long-term care facilities, and there are now 101 active outbreaks of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities (where an outbreak is one or more cases among residents or staff).
Yazoo County currently has 188 reported cases of COVID-19 and two deaths. One of those deaths was an inmate at the federal prison. Around 50 cases in Yazoo County are federal inmates and staff members.
The state is reporting seven cases in Yazoo County within long term care facilities. The state does not provide details on the location of those cases.