JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The state's health officer says elective surgeries that require hospitalizations must be delayed statewide beginning Tuesday, Dec. 15.
Dr. Thomas Dobbs says Mississippi’s intensive care units (ICU) are full and expects more hospitalizations to come.
9.8% of COVID cases end up in the hospital
MS ICU's full and many hospitalizations on the way
Beginning next Tues elective surgeries that require hospitalization must be delayed - statewide pic.twitter.com/f0qVuEn2cC
— thomas dobbs (@TCBPubHealth) December 11, 2020