STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A Starkville nursing home confirmed its first case of the coronavirus Tuesday.
Judy Otts, the administrator at the Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville, confirmed to the Starkville Daily News that one resident had tested positive for COVID-19.
OCH Intensive Care Unit Medical Director Dr. Cameron Huxford said OCH Regional Medical Center was treating another resident for respiratory issues.
OCH Regional Medical Center said in a statement Tuesday afternoon that it did not have any positive cases of COVID-19 admitted to the hospital, saying “We are continuing to test patients at our drive-thru testing site, as well as the ER. Please continue to do your part by staying at home so that we can do ours.”