Mississippi Choctaw chief says he tested positive for coronavirus
Published 10:53 am Sunday, April 19, 2020
The chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians confirmed Saturday that he’s tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus.
Choctaw Chief Cyrus Ben made the announcement in a social media post on Facebook:
Chief Ben said he has not experienced any symptoms yet, but is self-quarantining himself and will lead the tribe from home.
The tribe announced out of 80 total tests of tribal members, 16 were positive.