MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A 90-year-old woman being treated in Amory for the coronavirus has died.
Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley posted a video, making the announcement, on his official Facebook page.
The woman, whose name is not being released, was being treated at North Mississippi Medical Center Gilmore – Amory.
Gurley said a test performed by the state department of health confirmed the cause of death.
He hopes more people will treat COVID-19 more seriously.
This case is Monroe County’s first coronavirus death.