Weekend COVID Update: New Cases Down, Deaths Climb

Mississippi's weekend COVID numbers dropped by 72 per cent compared to the week before.  The State Health Department on Monday said 4,719 new cases were confirmed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  For the previous weekend, the total was 16,595.  But as new infections continue... Read More.

Use Of COVID Antivirals Encouraged, Another Attala Death

State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs says Mississippi isn't using all the tools in its toolbox in the fight against COVID-19.   Even though case counts and hospitalizations are dropping, the virus is still causing problems across the state.   Dobbs says they're encouraging the use... Read More.

COVID Update: Attala Death– Cases, Hospitalizations Down

More encouraging COVID numbers in Mississippi.  For the second time this week, the State Health Department is reporting the smallest daily increase in new cases this year—1,661.  Thursday's update included 53 additional deaths, some dating back to Christmas.  Among the more recent deaths, one... Read More.

Six More COVID Deaths Locally

The State Health Department on Wednesday reported 77 more COVID-19 deaths in Mississippi, including three each in Attala and Neshoba counties.  Some of the 77 deaths date back to early January.  But for the second day in a row, the number of new cases... Read More.