COVID-19 UPDATE: Rise In Recovery Locally, Hospitalization on the Decline

And then there was one! That is all that is shown to be hospitalized from the Coronavirus epidemic as of May 23rd according to statistics provided by the Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office. Another positive statistic is the rise of the number recovering with 35 shown to be no longer affected up ten from the week prior. Of the 140 people have now tested positive in Jackson Parish during the epidemic there are still 98 active cases. The death total has risen to seven.

“Please continue to pray for those affected by the virus and the health care workers taking care of them,” said Sheriff Andy Brown. “I encourage everyone to be responsible and do their part in keeping themselves and others safe by using protective equipment when you are in areas where others are gathered.”

COVID-19 statistics as of May 23rd
140 Positive cases reported
98 Active cases
35 Patients recovered
1 Hospitalized
7 Deaths


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