Man from Jackson area is sixth coronavirus death

The state reported its sixth death Thursday morning; a man from central Mississippi died.

Posted: Mar 26, 2020 11:42 AM
Updated: Mar 26, 2020 4:22 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - An elderly man from Rankin County is the sixth confirmed death from the coronavirus, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) confirmed Thursday morning.

The man was 80-85 years old and had underlying health conditions. He died in the hospital.

The other five deaths were patients from Hancock, Holmes, Tunica, Webster and Wilkinson counties.

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