As of Friday, June 5, at noon Mississippi has 16,769 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 803 deaths.
The Mississippi State Department of Health on June 5 reported 16,769 cases of COVID-19 with the death toll rising to 803.
The first death, a Hancock County man aged 60-65 with underlying health conditions, was reported March 19. For a full listing of deaths by counties, visit the MSDH website.
Three deaths were reported in individuals aged 18-29, 13 aged 30-39, 33 aged 40-49, 57 aged 50-59, 175 aged 60-69, 220 aged 70-79, 195 aged 80-89, and 107 aged 90 and above. Many had underlying health conditions.
MSDH is investigating all cases to limit the spread of the virus.
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Monday, June 1, 2020
The Medical Center continues to see record numbers of patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19. That means members of clinical and leadership teams must make decisions on where to safely place them while at the same time balancing the capacity needs of the state's only Level I trauma center and sole source for many fields of specialty care. Read More
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued, the Medical Center has increased its testing capabilities several-fold in the last two months. Now, UMMC is also testing residents and employees of the state's long-term care facilities. Read More
When the number of heart failure hospitalizations at the Medical Center sank sharply this spring, a cadre of concerned physicians, mostly from UMMC, investigated. Their findings, published in a medical journal this month, finger a likely offender – the one spreading health care havoc here and across the world.
Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2020
When news about COVID-19 was bleak and the novel coronavirus' spread to Mississippi became inevitable, UMMC leaders acted early to protect its employees and patients by enacting policies that guide the Health System through the growing pandemic. UMMC leaders are planning for a future marked by a virus that could linger for months or even years.
Published on Monday, May 18, 2020
A new study co-authored by a UMMC physician shows that disproportionately black or African American counties in the U.S. experience more COVID-19 cases and deaths than the rest of the nation.
Published on Thursday, May 7, 2020
When it became clear that volunteers were needed for deployment in the war on COVID-19, scores of UMMC students stepped forward and armed themselves with swabs, masks, thermometers and more. With the creation of the Disaster Management Course, they’re getting credit for their work – in more ways than one.
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