Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Greg Michel has been admitted into a local hospital as he battles pneumonia as a complication from contracting the coronavirus.
Michel is said to currently be in good spirits while battling to be released from the hospital.
A statement has been released by Director of External Affairs Malary White, which can be read below.
“MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel has been admitted to the hospital as he battles pneumonia, a complication brought on by COVID-19. The director remains in good spirits and is grateful to the medical staff treating him and all those suffering during this pandemic. MEMA continues to operate as usual while taking every precaution necessary to protect our staff. Our thoughts are with the director as he fights this virus.”