JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Gov. Tate Reeves advises Mississippians to wear masks, avoid crowds and “be smart.”
"Protect loved ones,” he stated Monday on Twitter.
He'll have an update on the state's executive order (EO) later this week.
COVID-19 continues to rage throughout the country and here in Mississippi. Please be extra cautious and mindful during this time. We will have an update on our EO later this week—in the meantime the best tool is the same: wear a mask. Avoid crowds. Be smart. Protect loved ones.
— Tate Reeves (@tatereeves) December 7, 2020
More than half of Mississippian's 82 counties currently require masks in public.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 1,263 new COVID-19 cases and zero new deaths Monday, Dec. 7.