Forrest General reports 29 hospitalized with COVID-19, four on ventilators

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Leaders with Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg reported a total number of 29 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Thursday, October 7.

Out of the total number of patients, four are vaccinated while 25 have been reported unvaccinated. Additionally, there are 12 unvaccinated ICU patients and one vaccinated ICU patient. Four individuals are currently on ventilators.

On Wednesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 1,112 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi, along with 10 additional deaths.

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