Thursday, May 28, 2020

Governor's Daily Covid-19 Briefing

Funeral attendance causes Covid-19 cluster

Governor Tate Reeves is holding his daily Covid-19 briefing. It is streamed below.




* The Mississippi State Department of Health issued the following statement.

Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is reporting a cluster of COVID-19 infections related to a recent funeral in Northeast Mississippi.

The funeral and after-service gathering were held on May 17, 2020, in the city of Baldwyn (located in Lee and Prentiss counties) and were attended by approximately 100 people.

To date, at least 7 COVID-19 cases in Mississippi and at least two cases in out-of-state residents have been identified in individuals who attended the event. Several other potential cases are under investigation.

Individuals who attended the graveside service on May 17 at 1 p.m. and the after-service gathering from 2-6:30 p.m. are advised to monitor for symptoms consistent with COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath.)

If symptoms develop, they should immediately isolate themselves and contact their healthcare provider.

Gatherings of individuals, including funerals, weddings or other events, pose a risk of spreading the virus if appropriate precautions are not in place. Cloth masks and social distancing of 6 feet or greater are recommended in public settings, especially in group settings, and gatherings should be limited to groups of 20 outdoors and groups of 10 indoors.

Keep up with the latest COVID-19 information by downloading the free MS Ready mobile app or follow MSDH by email and social media at www.HealthyMS.com/connect.


15 comments:

Anonymous said...

and..according to other media..the covid spreader was symptomatic. hope they don’t cause another funeral!! sick? stay home!!

Anonymous said...

How can people be so stupid and selfish? It's almost like they need someone to regulate their behavior for the safety of others. A government perhaps.

Anonymous said...

Are we allowed to use lethal force tp protect ourselves and our loved ones from unmasked coughers?

Anonymous said...

3:!9 stop it with they are spreading the virus, blah blah blah. Telling people "they want people to die" because they don't agree with you is like putting a sign on your own back that says "Kick me hard please"

Anonymous said...

The more the lock down, the worse the covid 19 numbers. Guess the smart thing is, stop listening to the STFH crowd.

States that are opening up are seeing hospitalizations drop
States that are not opening up are seeing suicide hotline demand increase

Those jobs aren't coming back, no matter how much you wish it

Anonymous said...

"“Every community is one bad weekend from falling off the cliff,” State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs said". What a fucking joke. This state and country haven't even reached 1% of the US population. Like someone else said in another section, "Sorry, but I feel an Asteroid or Solar Flare will destroy mankind before this even gets close".

We have become so laser focused on this Covid that we are letting other problems go by the wayside causing more deaths you don't even want to look at. Fearmongers' and sheep, get in the closet.

Anonymous said...

This is the Covid scare crew

Anonymous said...

"Party on dudes!"

Anonymous said...

3:53. tell that to the 100,000 plus dead in our nation. in three months from this

i’m not being alarmist. if you are sick, stay home. what’s so hard about thinking of the health of others?

if you aren’t sick, resume your life and take precautions that you want to take.

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Anonymous said...

8:11 Use your maths and statistics skills to see what the hell you are talking about. You wanna know how I know you don't know?

Anonymous said...

@8:11. Please refer to the video at 7:08 and understand that you are not part of the solution, you are just creating a much bigger problem all in the name of your self righteousness.

Anonymous said...

it’s 8:11 again. what part of “if you have symptoms of covid-19 stay home” makes me uneducated or alarmist? that person knowingly spread it to 20 others (confirmed). i really hope none of them die. but if one does you can expect to hear about it..


sick with covid-19? stay at home. i guess that makes me a liberal fool.

Anonymous said...

The experts yet speak again. Everyone get out.

https://www.foxnews.com/world/who-guidance-healthy-people-wear-masks-around-coronavirus-patients

Anonymous said...

That linked video is from March when WHO and CDC were desperately trying to protect medical grade masks for healthcare workers. The accepted rate of reduction in transmission of COVID-19 by using masks has changed quite a bit since then. Worn correctly even cloth masks can provide a 50% reduction in the likelihood of catching COVID-19 from casual contact. The high rate of asymptomatic transmission was also not known at the time. Follow what the experts are saying NOW, not the misinformation they were spreading three months ago.

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