STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The OCH Regional Medical Center admitted its second coronavirus patient this weekend.
The hospital said in a Facebook post the patient was tested on Friday. The patient was then admitted into the hospital the same day.
The patient is now in isolation.
Hospital workers do not yet know how the patient contracted the virus.
This came one day after the hospital announced Saturday that it admitted its first coronavirus patient.
According to our news partner, the Starkville Daily News, Oktibbeha County saw its first coronavirus death Sunday.
County Coroner Michael Hunt said the 89-year-old coronavirus patient was a woman.
On Saturday night at 10:45 p.m., the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 27 cases of the coronavirus in Oktibbeha County.