Webster County man among five coronavirus deaths in Mississippi

The Mississippi State Department of Health said a man from Webster County is among five people in Mississippi who died from the coronavirus.

Posted: Mar 25, 2020 3:44 PM
Updated: Mar 25, 2020 7:14 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) — A man from Webster County is the first person locally to die from the coronavirus. 

According to the state, the man was 65-to-70 years old with underlying health conditions. He died in a hospital.

That man is among four deaths reported Wednesday and five deaths reported statewide.

The latest two are a man 85-to-90 years old from Wilkinson County with underlying conditions who died in a hospital and a woman from Tunica County 75-to-80 years old who died in a long-term care facility.

The first death reported Wednesday was a man 60-to-65 years old with underlying conditions from Holmes County who died in a hospital.

Mississippi's first coronavirus death was reported last week — a man from Hancock County.

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