coronavirus

Mississippi receiving nearly $200M to fight COVID-19

More funding is coming to Mississippi to assist in the fight against the coronavirus. Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced an award of almost $200M to Mississippi. It’s being provided by the Centers for Disease Control to support…

MSDH reports 2,175 new COVID-19 cases and 40 deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health reports 2,175 new COVID-19 cases and 40 new deaths. The statewide total now stands at 233,665 cases and 5,101 deaths. Here are the numbers in our area: Hancock County has 2,290 cases and 57…

Healthcare workers receive second COVID-19 vaccination

Three weeks after becoming the first people on the Mississippi Gulf Coast to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Singing River Health System frontline healthcare workers have now been fully vaccinated. In December, these Singing River Health System frontline…

COVID vaccine available for those over 75 in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Those ages 75 and older in Mississippi are now eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine. Officials said residents can get vaccinated at 18 high-volume drive-through sites and at private clinics throughout the state. Appointments can be…

COVID-19 vaccine sites opening in Mississippi

COVID vaccines have been in Mississippi for a couple of weeks now. According to the Mississippi State Department of Health, 20,003 people have been vaccinated. Starting today, vaccination sites open across the state. Vaccinations are still in…

Over 20 million COVID cases in the United States

The U.S. has surpassed 20 million coronavirus cases. As of yesterday, the U.S. had 20 million positive cases since tracking began in February with more than 345,000 deaths. The country crossed the 19 million case mark less…

MSDH reports 2,575 COVID-19 cases and 29 new deaths

Mississippi State Department of Health reports 2,575 new COVID-19 cases and 29 new deaths. The statewide total now stands at 218,386 confirmed cases and 4,816 deaths. Here’s a look at the numbers in our area: Hancock County now stands at…

Update on COVID-19 vaccine in Mississippi

There are over 1,300 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in hospitals and the Mississippi State Department of Health hopes that the vaccine will lower that number. Mississippi is currently still in phase one of vaccinations. 120,000 doses have…