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.


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.

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.


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.

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.


First West Nile Death in MS in Five Years

For the first time since 2017, someone from Mississippi has died of West Nile virus.   The State Health Department is reporting a death in Panola County.  Only five other cases of the mosquito-transmitted disease have... Read More.

Attala County Sees 118th COVID Death

Another COVID death is being reported in Attala County.  There’ve been a total of 118 since the pandemic began.   The county has had 101 new cases of COVID since last week, in between the numbers in Neshoba County—154—and Leake County—88 new cases.