MSDH: Two Local COVID Deaths Reported

COVID-19 is being blamed for two more deaths in this part of central Mississippi.  The State Health Department says the reports from Attala and Leake counties are among 23 deaths included in the latest update, with some of those dating back to January.The total... Read More.

MSDH: Another COVID Death in Attala County

Attala County has recorded its 125th COVID-19 death.  The State Health Department isn't saying when the latest death occurred but says it was identified during a review of death certificate reports dating back to Jan. 14.   The number of new COVID cases in the... Read More.

Mississippi Approaching a Million COVID Cases

Mississippi is on pace to top a million cases of COVID-19 next month.  The State Health Department says, with last week's numbers still being tabulated,  984,614 total cases have been confirmed since the pandemic began.  And we've been averaging more than 3,000 cases a... Read More.

COVID Death Reported in Attala County

The death of another Attala County resident is being blamed on COVID-19.   The State Health Department says it's identified 25 COVID deaths after reviewing death certificates dating back to April and as recently as this month.  It doesn't say when the Attala County death... Read More.

More Than 200 New COVID Cases Locally

The State Health Department is reporting more than 9,600 new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi in the last two weeks.  That includes more than 200 in Attala, Leake and Neshoba counties.  Neshoba had 96, Leake 59 and Attala 50.  But there were no additional COVID... Read More.

Baby’s Death Blamed on COVID

The death of a Mississippi infant is being blamed on COVID-19.  The State Health Department says the baby is the second in the state under one year of age to die from the virus since the pandemic began in 2020.   But there’ve been 12... Read More.

COVID Update: 91 New Cases Locally

This part of central Mississippi has seen 91 new COVID-19 cases in the past week.  The State Health Department says that includes 43 in Neshoba County, 34 in Attala County and 14 in Leake County.  But there haven't been any additional COVID-related deaths in... Read More.

MSDH: Third COVID Death in Attala This Month

The State Health Department, for the third time this month, is reporting a COVID-19 death in Attala County.  That makes 123 since the pandemic began.   Leake County has had 125 and Neshoba County 247, including one death reported this month.   Since Dec. 12, there've... Read More.

Local COVID Cases Hit Three-Month High

While Attala County is part of the public health district which is seeing the most flu cases in Mississippi, the biggest number of new COVID-19 infections in the local area is in Neshoba County.  The State Health Department reported 66 cases in the county... Read More.

Local COVID Cases Increase

The State Health Department is reporting 57 new COVID cases in the local area in the past week-- the most since early October.  It breaks down this way:  an increase of 23 cases in Leake County, 21 in Neshoba County and 13 in Attala... Read More.

COVID Death Toll in MS Passes 13K

The latest COVID deaths in Mississippi have pushed the total since the pandemic began past 13,000.   In its latest update, the State Health Department reported 13 more deaths, some dating back to mid-October.  Locally, Neshoba County has seen 246 deaths blamed on the virus,... Read More.

COVID Update: Fewer Cases, One Death

The overall COVID numbers in this part of central Mississippi were down by ten cases last week compared to the week before.  The State Health Department reports a total of 29 new cases in Attala, Leake and Neshoba counties.  But there's been another local... Read More.