COVID-19 Update: Mississippi's Sixth Coronavirus Death Reported
March 26, 2020
JACKSON, Miss. – Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports one new death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi, bringing the state total to six.
The case was a Rankin County male 80-85 with underlying conditions. He died while hospitalized.
Deaths have been previously reported in Hancock, Holmes, Tunica, Webster and Wilkinson counties.
Note: Further COVID-19 deaths in Mississippi will be reported daily alongside the case counts on MSDH's COVID-19 web pages.
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