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Parchman inmate with underlying condition dies, tests positive for COVID-19

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

An inmate housed at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman who died recently tested positive for COVID-19. 

A Monday evening release from the Mississippi Department of Corrections did not identify the prisoner, but it did say that he was isolated immediately after showing symptoms of the virus.







Court clerk’s offices wiped clean after reported contact with COVID patient

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Those driving down Main Street last week may have observed what may have appeared to be a scene from a Sci-Fi movie.

Reportedly, three inmates from the Sunflower County jail donned hazmat suits to disinfect and sanitize the Sunflower County Justice Court Clerk’s offices.



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