Miss. faces record hospitalizations, medical staff shortages; Sen. Wicker infected

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: August 19, 2021 10:21 PM CT | Published: August 19, 2021 4:13 PM CT

Mississippi is facing a record number of people hospitalized with the virus — 1,633 on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Health.

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