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Storm victims recover at UMC

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A number of tornado victims from across the state are recovering at UMC. Officials from the hospital say on Wednesday, six people hurt in the tornados were admitted came to UMC.

Since Wednesday, three of those patients have been released and the other three remain in critical condition. Because of patient privacy laws, hospital officials cannot go into detail about patient injuries.

Jonathan Wilson, the Director of Emergency Services at UMC says, "typically with tornados you see a lot of blunt injuries, crush injuries from when homes collapse or when trees or limbs fall, we also see some fires and car wrecks which are associated with the storm."

Of the three tornado patients still at UMC, two patients are adults and one is a child.

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