Six presumptive cases of COVID-19 reported, one in Pearl River County

Published 6:42 am Saturday, March 14, 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health reports that six presumptive cases of COVID-19 have been reported, one of which is a Pearl River County resident.
The Pearl River County resident is described as a female who is older then 65 and is being hospitalized. That case was reported on March 13.
Other cases in the state include a female older than 65 in Copiah County who is being hospitalized, an adult female from Leflore County who is isolated at her home, and three Forrest County residents, two of which are adult males and one is a female older than 65. Both males in Forrest County are isolated at home, while the female is receiving care at a hospital, the MSDH website reports. All cases except for one were reported on March 13.
The first case involved a Forrest County man and was reported on March 11.

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