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COVID-19 taking its toll on local schools

Students and staff in Ocean Springs School District started back last week and the district is already struggling under the weight of COVID-19. Communications Specialist Trey Brennan tells News 25 that…

George County to go to virtual learning Friday due to COVID

George County School District has announced that the schools will be conducting virtual learning Friday. An announcement from Superintendent Wade Whitney Jr. said that because of an increase in the number of positive COVID tests in the community and schools,…

MSDH reports 6,774 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 deaths

Today MSDH is reporting an additional 6,774 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 16 deaths. Eleven deaths occurred between December 31 and January 6, and five deaths occurred between August 17 and December 28, identified from death certificate reports. Mississippi's…

State reports new one-day high of reported COVID cases

The Mississippi Department of Health reported that there were 6,592 cases of COVID reported on Tuesday, the highest single-day total since the pandemic began. There were 11 deaths also reported in the state. None were in the six South Mississippi…