First Reported White Victim Of Corona Virus in Leflore County

Leflore County, MS (Ben Caxton) — Leflore County has seen another death from Corona Virus – the 26th in all. What makes the death statistically important is that this was the 1st white male to die. All 25 previous victims of the disease, have been African Americans. The first death in the county to break the racial pattern. Besides race and that the man had been living in a long term care facility few other details have been released by the Mississippi State Department of Health. On March 29, COVID-19 claimed its first victim in Leflore County, a man in his 70s with many underlying health complications.

 


1 Comment on "First Reported White Victim Of Corona Virus in Leflore County"

  1. Oh my goodness. Tired of RACE being brought in. If you are a victim, it doesn’t matter if you are black, white, green or purple; you are still a victim. Get over the RACE card!!!

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