Northeast Mississippi has its first confirmed COVID-19-related death in Tippah County, bringing the total known death toll to 8.
Currently, details about the Tippah County death are not immediately available.
Mississippi’s total known COVID-19 cases has rises to 579.
Counties in Northeast Mississippi with new cases include Benton, Chickasaw, Lafayette, Marshall, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Tippah and Union.
Across the state, counties with COVID-19-related deaths include Hancock, Harrison, Holmes, Rank, Tippah, Tunica, Webster and Wilkinson.