pandemic

Hospitalizations due to COVID continue to climb

Singing River Health System had 128 people hospitalized with COVID, the hospital CEO said, and 119 of those were not vaccinated. The numbers continue to climb in Mississippi. Of those hospitalized at SRHS, 28 are in ICU and 21 of…

Department of Health reporting 2,000 new cases of COVID

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Friday reported an additional 2,094 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and eight deaths. Six deaths occurred between July 29 and August 5, and two deaths occurred between July 27 and July 31, identified…

CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3

WASHINGTON (AP/WXXV) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a new moratorium on evictions that would last until October 3, ending some of the political pressure being placed on President Joe Biden. The new moratorium could…

Federal report says pandemic hit seafood industry hard

A federal report says the coronavirus pandemic has taken away about a third of the commercial fishing industry's revenue. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday that revenues from catch brought to the docks by commercial fishermen fell 29%…