JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he’s extending the State of Emergency for 30 more days.
The order was initially set to expire on Sunday.
allow our system of care to continue to transfer patients to hospitals where treatment is available, ensure expanded access to telemedicine, and will keep options open for use of the great men and women of the MS National Guard. (2/4)
— Tate Reeves (@tatereeves) August 12, 2021
"There will be no lockdowns and there will be no statewide mandates," he reaffirmed Thursday.
Mississippi reported its largest single-day total of new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.