Representative Earl Banks has been hospitalized due to complications from COVID-19. The information comes from fellow Representative Tom Mile’s Twitter post.
This is real folks, if you aren’t paying attention!
Please be in prayer for my dear friend & colleague Representative Earle Banks who’s been admitted to the hospital with complications from COVID-19
Representative Banks is a great friend that loves his family, friends, & State pic.twitter.com/xG33aFwtjd
— Rep Tom Miles (@reptommiles) July 17, 2020
Banks was part of the large group of Legislators to contract COVID-19 in the final days of the 2020 Legislative Session. Also reported to be in the hospital due to the virus is Rep. Manly Barton.
Rep. Banks has served in the Mississippi Legislature since 1993 for District 67. He is associated with the Mississippi and National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association and Magnolia and Mississippi Bar Associations. He is active in the JSU Foundation and many other community organizations.
Rep. Chris Bell also indicated that Mayor Wallace of Edwards has been hospitalized.
— Rep. Chris Bell (@MSRepChrisBell) July 17, 2020