Governor Tate Reeves Extends Shelter In Place Order

Tate Reeves announced Friday that he is extending his statewide stay-at-home order by one week. The order was set to expire Monday. “I have to ask you for one more week. One more week of vigilance. One more week of sheltering in place," Reeves said. "...We need one more week to break the back... Read More.

Coronavirus In Mississippi

Coronavirus cases in Mississippi New cases: 209 New deaths: 6 Total cases: 2,469 Total deaths: 82 First case reported: March 11 Number of counties with cases: 81 of 82. Issaquena is the only county that has not had any cases reported.

BeBe Winans Reveals He, His Mother And Brother All Contracted COVID-19

BeBe Winans is on the road to recovery after contracting COVID-19.  The Gospel singer also revealed that his brother was hospitalized due to the virus, and his mother also was infected. Winans opened up about his recent diagnosis on SiriusXM’s The Joe Madison Show, detailing that he likely caught the coronavirus while traveling to attend... Read More.

State Health Officials Indicate Coronavirus Is Disproportionately Affecting Black Mississippians

"Early indications are, we're seeing similar (data) here in Mississippi that it is impacting the African American community at a little higher rate," said Jim Craig, senior deputy at the Mississippi Department of Health. A state health official told reporters Monday that Mississippi appears to be following a trend emerging in states across the nation:... Read More.

Mississippi Has Highest Rate of Coronavirus Hospitalizations In the Country

Mississippi now has the highest rate of coronavirus hospitalizations of any state, as the pandemic continues to spread nationwide. Currently, the rate of hospitalizations stands at about 31 percent, with 332 people hospitalized out of 1,073 infections. The Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 181 new cases of the coronavirus in Mississippi. That brings... Read More.