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Teachers, first responders to be eligible for vaccine Monday

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi teachers and first responders will be eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine starting Monday, Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday. Vaccinations in ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Reports.

COVID vaccine drive thru-line backed up to bypass due to weather

NATCHEZ — Lines of cars three lanes wide filled the road behind the outfield wall where Natchez High School plays baseball as people waited to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hunter Cloud.

New COVID-19 death reported in Adams County

NATCHEZ — Adams County Coroner James Lee reported another COVID-19 related death Monday night at Merit Health Natchez. The deceased is a 73-year-old white female ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

New COVID cases fall bellow 1,000

As of Saturday at 3 p.m. there were less than 1,000 new COVID cases reported in the state according to a report by the Mississippi ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Hunter Cloud.

COVID Update Feb. 6, 2021

In a report from the Mississippi Department of Health there are 1,036 new positive COVID cases in the State and 44 new COVID related deaths. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Hunter Cloud.

Merit Health offering new virus treatment

NATCHEZ — Merit Health Natchez recently began providing an antibody infusion therapy for COVID-19, known as monoclonal antibodies. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jan Griffey.

Thursday update: State reports new COVID-19 cases, deaths

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,804 new COVID-19 cases and 28 new deaths statewide on Thursday. A total of 2,188 cases ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

State reports more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases and 65 new deaths, one new death in Adams County

NATCHEZ — Adams County Coroner James Lee said another resident of Adams County died Tuesday morning with COVID-19. Lee said the man who died was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Tuesday update: State reports new COVID-19 cases, decline in hospitalizations

JACKSON — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,452 new COVID-19 cases and 75 new deaths on Tuesday alongside a sharp decline in COVID-19 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Sunday update: State health department reports new COVID-19 cases, deaths

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,196 new COVID-19 cases and 21 new deaths on Sunday. Eighteen of the latest reported deaths ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

State health department reports new COVID-19 cases, deaths

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health on Saturday reported 1,856 new COVID-19 cases and 39 new deaths, including one new death in Adams ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

State reports new COVID-19 cases, deaths

JACKSON — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,702 new COVID-19 cases and 64 COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday. MSDH has reported 2078 cases ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Bailey appointed interim tax collector until November special election

NATCHEZ — Adams County officials appointed chief deputy tax collector Terrence Bailey to fill the job of late Adams County Tax Collector Rose Patterson until ... Read more

1 month ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Coroner: Two more people died with COVID-19 Sunday at Merit Health Natchez

NATCHEZ — A 67-year-old man and 71-year-old woman died with COVID-19 Sunday at Merit Health Natchez, Adams County Coroner James Lee said. Lee said the ... Read more

1 month ago by Sabrina Robertson.

State reports 1,606 new COVID cases and 40 new COVID related deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,606 new COVID cases as of 6 p.m. Jan. 16 and 40 new COVID related deaths, 10 of ... Read more

1 month ago by Hunter Cloud.

State reports 2,680 new COVID-19 cases, 70 new COVID related deaths

The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 2,680 new positive cases of the Coronavirus and 70 new COVID related deaths. 50 of those deaths occurred ... Read more

1 month ago by Hunter Cloud.

State reports 1,948 new COVID-19 cases, 41 new deaths amid vaccine shortage

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,948 new COVID-19 cases and 41 new COVID-19 deaths on Thursday with 220 long-term care facility ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

State experiencing surge in patients attempting COVID-19 vaccination

JACKSON — The Mississippi State Department of Health has stopped scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments due to a surge in patients they were unprepared for, health ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

State reports new COVID-19 cases, deaths

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,227 new COVID-19 cases and 19 new COVID-19 deaths Monday. One of the latest COVID-19 deaths ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

State reports 2,214 new COVID cases and 22 new COVID-related deaths

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 2,214 new COVID-19 cases in the 24-hour period ending at 6 p.m. on Saturday. The state’s ... Read more

2 months ago by Jan Griffey.

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