Wednesday, Governor Tate Reeves held a press briefing to give an update on the current situation of COVID-19 in Mississippi and discuss the state’s ongoing strategy to limit transmission.

“Our hospital system is being stretched thin. COVID-19 numbers are rising steadily,” Reeves said. “We have placed additional restrictions on hospitals to deal with the surge, and more county-specific orders are coming shortly. The risk is real and everywhere.”

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