ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford confirmed the county's first coronavirus death.
Summerford said the patient was a 48 year-old black male with underlying health conditions.
The male had diabetes and asthma, said Summerford.
He was treating a wound on his foot before he died.
Summerford said he was diagnosed with the coronavirus three days ago.