Patient transferred to Ocean Springs Hospital tested positive for Coronavirus

Officials with Singing River Health System have announced that a patient transferred from another hospital to Ocean Springs Hospital who required higher-level care available at Singing River Health System has tested positive for the virus.

Singing River Team Members at all locations have been trained and are prepared to care for patients with serious infections like COVID-19. They are following the evidence-based care protocols and are continuing to take appropriate steps to protect patients, each other, and the community.

To continue to update on testing, they performed 11 new tests and received 8 negative test results back from the lab as of 5:00 p.m. today.

“We still cannot emphasize enough the importance of the strongest protective measure of washing your hands with soap and water and DO NOT touch your face.”

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