More Mississippians are coming down with the flu. The numbers aren't nearly as high as they were back during the fall, but the State Health Department says a steady downward trend in flu cases has suddenly turned around with the latest report for the... Read More.
Mississippi's flu rate has nudged downward after holding steady for three weeks in a row. The State Health Department says, for the week ending Feb. 18, 3.2 per cent of patients in doctors' offices had flu-like symptoms, compared to 3.5 per cent the week... Read More.
Mississippi is on pace to top a million cases of COVID-19 next month. The State Health Department says, with last week's numbers still being tabulated, 984,614 total cases have been confirmed since the pandemic began. And we've been averaging more than 3,000 cases a... Read More.
The State Health Department is reporting more than 9,600 new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi in the last two weeks. That includes more than 200 in Attala, Leake and Neshoba counties. Neshoba had 96, Leake 59 and Attala 50. But there were no additional COVID... Read More.
This part of central Mississippi has seen 91 new COVID-19 cases in the past week. The State Health Department says that includes 43 in Neshoba County, 34 in Attala County and 14 in Leake County. But there haven't been any additional COVID-related deaths in... Read More.
Some Mississippi communities are seeing an increase in flu cases again. The State Health Department says flu reports peaked in early November with about ten per cent of patients visiting their doctors complaining of flu-like symptoms. The number of flu cases dropped steadily throughout... Read More.
State health officials are worried that flu activity across Mississippi will spike as a result of holiday travels and family gatherings during Christmas. The flu levels statewide remain high although there's been a downward trend. In the public health district which includes Attala County,... Read More.
Flu cases in the public health district which includes Attala County have dropped but remain at the highest level in Mississippi. The State Health Department's latest report shows more than 35 per cent of the patients visiting their doctor's offices in the nine-county district... Read More.
While Attala County is part of the public health district which is seeing the most flu cases in Mississippi, the biggest number of new COVID-19 infections in the local area is in Neshoba County. The State Health Department reported 66 cases in the county... Read More.
The State Health Department is reporting 57 new COVID cases in the local area in the past week-- the most since early October. It breaks down this way: an increase of 23 cases in Leake County, 21 in Neshoba County and 13 in Attala... Read More.
The overall COVID numbers in this part of central Mississippi were down by ten cases last week compared to the week before. The State Health Department reports a total of 29 new cases in Attala, Leake and Neshoba counties. But there's been another local... Read More.
There's been a sixth case of monkeypox in the public health district which includes Attala County. As it's done with previous cases, the State Health Department isn't specifying which of the nine counties in the district is reporting the latest case. Statewide, there've now... Read More.