coronavirus

Gov. Reeves: 30,000 new vaccination appointments available

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced 30,000 new appointments to get the coronavirus vaccine were available Tuesday. Coronavirus inoculations in Mississippi are being done at hospitals, community health centers, private clinics and at 21 state-run drive-thru sites.…

COVID-19 vaccine availability in Mississippi

The Mississippi State Department of Health held a news conference regarding COVID-19 vaccine availability in the state. State health leaders said Mississippi typically receives a weekly allocation of 37,000 doses which will be increased to 43,000 along with the additional…

MSDH reports 2,186 new COVID-19 cases and 38 new deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported 2,186 new COVID-19 cases and 38 new deaths, including one new death within South Mississippi. The statewide total stands at 272,662 confirmed cases and 5,983 deaths. Here’s a look at the cases…

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccines next week following complaints around the U.S. of shortages so severe that some vaccination sites had to cancel tens of thousands of appointments…

MSDH reports 927 COVID-19 cases and five new deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health has reported 927 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths. The statewide total stands at 265,146 cases and 5,777 deaths. Here’s a look at the cases by county in our area: Hancock County has…

Biden to reinstate COVID travel rules, add South Africa

Two White House officials say President Joe Biden on Monday will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders.

Fighting COVID-19 on several fronts in Mississippi

The vaccinations are rolling out across the state, but COVID cases are still surging in Mississippi. With today’s latest report from the state health department making January the second deadliest month so far for coronavirus deaths in…

Governor Tate Reeves extends mask mandate order

JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced the decision to extend Executive Order 1535 until Wednesday, February 3,2021 at 5:00 PM. The following counties are currently under a county wide mask mandates after meeting the certain requirements in relation to…