Tippah showing one death and one new case in latest COVID19 update

Tippah County is showing one death and one new case in the latest COVID19 update.

As of March 26th, the count is now 15 in the county with one death.

Overall, there were nearly 100 new cases statewide and the death toll moved to 8. The state issued guidance they will stop updating deaths in realtime and only update with the daily reports.

Some stats from the MSDH:

CountyCasesDeaths
Attala8
Benton2
Bolivar9
Calhoun3
Chickasaw9
Choctaw4
Clay2
Coahoma18
Copiah8
Desoto63
Forrest16
Franklin2
George1
Grenada2
Hancock91
Harrison341
Hinds50
Holmes101
Humphreys1
Itawamba3
Jackson24
Jefferson1
Jones1
Kemper1
Lafayette11
Lamar4
Lauderdale10
Lawrence5
Leake4
Lee15
Leflore13
Lincoln6
Lowndes9
Madison25
Marion1
Marshall9
Monroe3
Montgomery4
Neshoba1
Newton1
Noxubee1
Oktibbeha12
Panola4
Pearl River18
Perry2
Pike12
Pontotoc4
Prentiss1
Quitman3
Rankin291
Scott6
Sharkey1
Simpson1
Smith1
Sunflower5
Tallahatchie2
Tate8
Tippah151
Tunica61
Union3
Walthall4
Washington11
Webster31
Wilkinson91
Winston3
Yalobusha3
Yazoo4
Total5798

60-69 year old females are the group most likely to be hospitalized as 31% of cases require hospitalization.

The MSDH Public Health Laboratory is testing samples submitted by Mississippi physicians and healthcare providers around the state in cases where COVID-19 is determined to be a risk.

Anyone with symptoms of fever, severe cough or severe chest pains – especially those who are older or in poor health – should call their doctor or healthcare provider for instructions on safely being examined. Healthcare providers can assess your health history and symptoms, and perform testing for COVID-19 as needed.

  • Total individuals tested for COVID-19 by the MSDH Public Health Laboratory: 3,139
    As of March 26, 2020.Does not include testing done by outside providers.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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