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Pastor, healthcare worker goes home after 47-day hospital recovery from COVID

NATCHEZ — Rev. Eugene Prater, the pastor of New Life Apostolic Church on Fatherland Road and administrator at ...

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COVID-19 one year later: Parents, students make virtual learning work

NATCHEZ — At the start of the 2020 school year, there was no other choice for Chesney Doyle ...

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COVID-19 one year later: Virus presents challenges for schools, students

By Hunter Cloud The Natchez Democrat NATCHEZ — Last year, Natchez-Adams School District never made it back to ...

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COVID-19: One year later at Merit Health Natchez

To anyone who stepped through the doors of Merit Health Natchez one year ago, it is almost like ...

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‘No blueprint’ for COVID-19

NATCHEZ — Dr. Christopher Martin, a Natchez surgeon, has spent countless hours in the Merit Health Natchez ICU ...

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Am I immune to the coronavirus if I’ve already had it?

The AP is answering your questions about the coronavirus. Submit them at: FactCheck@AP.org. 

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Officials urge distancing, mask wearing over holiday weekend

NATCHEZ — Adams County’s COVID-19 caseload appears to be on the decline, but now is not the time ...

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Gibson: ‘It is a simple ask, wear the mask’

NATCHEZ — Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson said he has received numerous telephone calls and complaints from residents in ...

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Free COVID-19 testing to be offered at Safe Room on Tuesday

The University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Mississippi State Department of Health on Tuesday, Aug. 25, will ...

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Natchez, Adams County consider merging COVID-19 Task Forces

NATCHEZ — The City of Natchez under the direction of then-mayor Darryl Grennell was the first city in ...

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Natchez High School reopens Tuesday after being closed as employee tested for COVID-19

NATCHEZ — Natchez High School was closed on Thursday and Monday after an employee was tested for COVID-19, ...

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Adams County Sheriff’s Office to reopen to public Tuesday

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office will reopen to the public Tuesday morning after being closed for ...

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Governor orders state-wide mask mandate, restrictions on schools in ‘hot spots’

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Tuesday that he’s setting a statewide order for people to wear masks in ...

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Adams County extends mask mandate through September

NATCHEZ — During a special-called board meeting Friday, the Adams County Board of Supervisors extended a board order ...

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Free COVID-19 testing offered Wednesday in Natchez

Free COVID-19 testing will be offered from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Adams County Safe ...

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Concordia Parish offering free COVID-19 testing

VIDALIA — Free COVID-19 testing will continue to be provided in Concordia Parish over the next two weeks, ...

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Adams County reports most active COVID-19 cases yet as state numbers rise

Adams County has 81 active COVID-19 cases on Thursday, which local officials say is the highest rate ever ...

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Mississippi COVID-19 cases rising faster than nearly every country in the world — except three

New COVID-19 cases are rising more quickly in Mississippi than nearly every country, yes, country, in the world. ...

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Mississippi has nation’s fastest growth in COVID-19 cases

NATCHEZ — Mississippi had the fastest growth in new coronavirus cases in the nation in the seven-day period ...

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Sunday Focus: Local doctors see uptick in virus cases among young adults

A rise in COVID-19 cases in young people in the Miss-Lou has prompted local doctors to renew pleas ...

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