Forrest General Hospital reports 63 hospitalized with COVID-19, 13 on ventilators

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Leaders with Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg reported a total number of 63 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Wednesday, September 15.

Out of the total number of patients, 5 are vaccinated with the virus while 58 have been reported unvaccinated. Additionally, there are 19 unvaccinated ICU patients and one vaccinated ICU patients. Thirteen individuals are currently on ventilators.

On Wednesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 2,353 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi, along with 39 additional deaths.

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