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Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Warren County steady, Claiborne cases grow

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Monday announced 161 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 2,942. It also announced the number of virus-related deaths had grown to 98.

In Warren County, the number of confirmed cases remained steady at 14.

Surrounding Warren County, Madison Parish, La., has two confirmed cases, Claiborne County has seven confirmed cases, Sharkey has three, and Issaquena County is yet to record its first confirmed case.

In Hinds County, the number of confirmed cases is 259 with two virus-related deaths. Overall in Yazoo County, the state is reporting 64 confirmed cases of the virus, with one virus-related death.