coronavirus

Mississippi health officer: Keep masking up to fight virus

Mississippi’s top public health official is urging people to continue wearing masks in public to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Republican Gov. Tate Reeves has lifted a mask mandate and Mississippi has seen a decrease in COVID-19 hospitalizations, but…

MSDH reports 70 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported 70 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths. The statewide total stands at 297,651 cases and still 6,808 deaths. Here’s a look at the cases by county in our…

Fully-vaccinated people can gather without masks, CDC says

Fully-vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to long-awaited guidance from federal health officials. The recommendations also say that vaccinated people can come together in the same way with people…