HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – Leaders with Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg reported a total number of 99 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Wednesday, September 1.
Out of the total number of patients, 9 are vaccinated with the virus while 90 have been reported unvaccinated. Additionally, there are 33 unvaccinated ICU patients and two vaccinated ICU patients. Twenty-one unvaccinated individuals are currently on ventilators.
On Wednesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 2,939 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi, along with 81 additional deaths.
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