An Ackerman woman has been charged for being in public after testing positive for coronavirus.According to a Facebook post, Ackerman police ticketed Quinyelda Clifton/Luckett for the "violation of health department orders with respect to life threatening communicable diseases."The arrest was made Wednesday on... Read More.
Mississippi prison system confirms its 1st case of COVID-19 By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections has announced its first coronavirus case in one of the state prisons. The department says Monday that an inmate at the State... Read More.
Mississippi shows wide racial gap in impact of coronavirusBy EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — New Health Department numbers show a wide disparity in how COVID-19 is affecting black and white Mississippians. According to information out Wednesday, 72% of Mississippi residents who... Read More.
Small Business low-interest federal disaster loans are being offered across the nation including Mississippi. The loans are available through the U.S. Small Business Administration and are designed to provide working capitol to businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus, according... Read More.
State & Local - 94 new cases of the Coronavirus are being confirmed this morning statewide. This brings the total number of cases to 8 in Attala County, and 1 case reported in Neshoba County. No new cases are reported in Leake County, according... Read More.
Neshoba General Hospital has confirmed its first positive coronavirus (COVID-19) patient. The Mississippi State Department of Health notified the hospital this afternoon. The patient, a Neshoba County resident, was admitted to Neshoba General under isolation protocols and was subsequently transferred to another hospital.Lee McCall,... Read More.
State & Local -108 new cases of the Coronavirus are being reported this morning statewide. This brings the total number of cases to 7 in Attala County with 4 cases in Leake County, according to the Mississippi Department of Health website. No cases have... Read More.
State & Local - 2 new cases of Coronavirus have been reported in Attala County and 1 new case in Leake County, according to the Mississippi Department of Health website. No additional cases have been reported in Winston County. No cases have been reported... Read More.
Regional - There are no new confirmed cases of Coronavirus reported in Attala or Leake County according to the Mississippi Department of Health website. Neshoba County is still reporting zero cases. 2 cases have been reported in Winston County. The CDC is reporting 42... Read More.
Regional : The Mississippi Department of Health is now reporting 1 Coronavirus positive case each in Attala and Leake county. Overall 140 people have tested positive in Mississippi as of this morning. The CDC and MSDH are continuing to closely monitor the outbreak of... Read More.
Neshoba - Neshoba General continued to tele screen additional people for Coronavirus on Thursday. 74 People overall had been tele screened by end of day. Only one person was tested on Thursday. The hospital and clinics have tested a combined total of 17. "We... Read More.