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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 Mississippi to implement a COVID-19 Task Force ... Read more

7 hours ago by Scott Hawkins.

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, a school administrator said. Read more

1 day ago by Scott Hawkins.

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 more than two weeks after several staff ... Read more

1 day ago by Scott Hawkins.

Mississippi has fourth highest COVID-19 infection rate in nation

NATCHEZ — Mississippi has the fourth highest per capita COVID-19 infection rate in the nation as of Aug. 8 with 2,375 cases per 100,000 people. Read more

1 day ago by Scott Hawkins.

Sunday update: Six new COVID-19 cases reported in Adams County

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 527 new COVID-19 cases and 22 new deaths on Sunday. Six new cases were reported in ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Free virus testing continues as new cases are reported in Concordia Parish

VIDALIA — Since Wednesday, four new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Concordia Parish, said OEP director Timothy Vanier. With the four new cases ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

State health department reports new COVID-19 cases, deaths on Saturday

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,210 new COVID-19 cases and 26 new deaths on Saturday. MSDH reports 174 long-term care facilities ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,036 new COVID-19 cases and 23 new deaths on Friday. Statewide, confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations are down ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Drive-thru face mask distribution Saturday at Adams County Safe Room

NATCHEZ — Free face masks will be distributed to residents of Adams County on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Adams County Safe Room, officials said. ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Fayette man dies with COVID-19

NATCHEZ — A Fayette man with COVID-19 died Thursday at Merit Health Natchez hospital, Adams County Coroner James Lee said. Lee said the man was ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Concordia Parish resident dies with COVID-19

VIDALIA— A new COVID-19 death and 49 new COVID-19 cases were reported by the Concordia Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness on Wednesday. Timothy Vanier, OEP ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Wednesday update: Mississippi COVID-19 hospitalizations continues to climb

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,245 new COVID-19 cases and 51 new deaths on Wednesday. Statewide hospitalizations are also slightly higher ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

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 public amid a recent surge in cases ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

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

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,074 new COVID-19 cases and 42 new deaths on Tuesday. MSDH reports 963 Mississippians with confirmed ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 572 new COVID-19 cases and 8 new deaths on Monday. Four new cases were reported in ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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 making facial coverings mandatory until the next ... Read more

1 week ago by Sabrina Robertson.

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

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 672 new COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths on Sunday. Two new cases were reported in ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Concordia Parish records 16 new COVID-19 cases since Wednesday

VIDALIA — Since Wednesday, 16 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Concordia Parish, said OEP director Timothy Vanier on Saturday. The Concordia Parish ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 cases in Mississippi continue to rise

NATCHEZ — The Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,134 new COVID-19 cases in the state and 30 deaths on Saturday. MSDH reports 37 of ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Mississippi breaks single-day record for new virus cases

NATCHEZ — Mississippi again broke its single-day record of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported by the Mississippi State Department of Health on Thursday with 1,775 new ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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