Governor Reeves holds his daily press conference to discuss the plan to combat COVID-19 in Mississippi.
Governor Reeves was joined by Director of the Division of Medicaid Drew Snyder to discuss how they are handling the impact on hospitals and individuals at this time. Snyder said they have provided advancements to hospitals due to the lack of patients they have seen.
Snyder said they have moved to increase tele-health services in someone’s home, tablet or otherwise. He said they have also expanded what providers can be utilized.
Today’s numbers were high according to Dr. Dobbs. 303 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 and 32 deaths, 14 of those cases were confirmed though death certificates that were received. At this time Gov. Reeves said they will not be making any further changes to reopening portions of the economy.