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Adams County officials to lift mask mandate on May 1

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to rescind the county’s mask mandate but continue holding gathering restrictions at county owned ... Read more

4 hours ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Mississippi receiving $29.7M from CDC for vaccinations

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi is receiving about $29.7 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support coronavirus vaccination efforts. The award is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 variant strain cases found in Franklin, Jefferson counties

NATCHEZ — Adams County emergency officials have their eye on a variant strain of COVID-19 first identified in the United Kingdom as cases of it ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Adams County to receive $5.95 million from COVID relief bill

NATCHEZ — Adams County is set to receive $5.95 million from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The City of Natchez has $3.2 million ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

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 Glenburney Health Care Center, came home Wednesday ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

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 than to enroll her kids in virtual ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Hunter Cloud.

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 school after spring break as the COVID-19 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Hunter Cloud.

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 a completely different world today. The heads ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sabrina Robertson.

‘No blueprint’ for COVID-19

NATCHEZ — Dr. Christopher Martin, a Natchez surgeon, has spent countless hours in the Merit Health Natchez ICU during the last year treating COVID patients. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jan Griffey.

Gov. Reeves: All Mississippians to be eligible for vaccine Tuesday

JACKSON — Gov. Tate Reeves announced that soon all Mississippians will be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines in Mississippi beginning Tuesday. The governor broke the ... Read more

1 month ago by Sabrina Robertson.

Gov. Reeves lessens COVID-19 restrictions

JACKSON — Governor Tate Reeves signed Executive Order 1549 Tuesday lessening the mandatory restrictions meant to curb the spread of COVID-19. This order will go ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

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