Mississippi’s top health official is criticizing the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine within the state’s long-term care facilities.
Alabama's governor extended Alabama’s Safer at Home and mandatory mask-wearing order through March 5.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 2,290 new COVID-19 cases and 30 new deaths Thursday, Jan. 21.
Here is a quick glance at the number of coronavirus cases in Mississippi and Alabama.
The Mississippi State Department of Health updates its report weekly.
The Golden Triangle Regional Airport collaborated with six hotels, several restaurants, and numerous airline services to create a safe outlet for travelers to use.
"We'll move heaven and earth to get more people vaccinated - for free - and create more places for them to get vaccinated," Mr. Biden said Thursday as he signed a flurry of executive orders focused on the pandemic. NBC's Alice Barr reports.
Retired broadcaster Jimmy Anderson spoke with WTVA after he and his wife had successful coronavirus antibody transfusions.
A man and his wife are looking to receive their vaccinations sometime soon after their previously-scheduled appointment had to be canceled due to a low supply of vaccine doses.
North Mississippi Medical Center is one of several hospitals dealing with a shortage of registered nurses. Some staff members explained why and talked about a virtual job fair coming up.
Nursing students are learning to fight the coronavirus. WTVA reporter Wayne Hereford spoke with several students about Tuesday's experience.
A skilled-nursing facility in Fulton called the Meadows is fighting back against the coronavirus. WTVA's Wayne Hereford spoke with the facility's residents and staff about the vaccinations.
Thousands of people showed up at sites from the coast to the Tennessee Valley as Alabama began vaccinating senior citizens for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
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Governor Reeves and other leaders talked about key topics surrounding the coronavirus vaccinations in a Facebook press conference on Monday.
Governor Reeves announced improvements and changes on coroanvirus topics in a Facebook press conference on Monday.
Gov. Tate Reeves says more than 100,000 people in Mississippi have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.
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More than 100,000 Mississippians have received the coronavirus vaccine so far, and it's a number Gov. Tate Reeves is celebrating.
The mandate has been extended to February 3.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is not prohibiting people who got the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine through one of its free drive-thru vaccinations from getting it at another location.
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Emergency Room Nurse Manager, Sandy Holman, gives us a look into what the coronavirus has done to healthcare workers at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle.
Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle administered 220 vaccines to members of the public that were 75 and older.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has received the coronavirus vaccine.
Dr. Ed Dalton Barham died last Saturday. He was 79.
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Gov. Tate Reeves said the coronavirus vaccine rollout is not going fast enough in Mississippi.
The Mississippi State Department of Health released on Friday a list of places other than certain health departments where some can get a coronavirus vaccine.
As coronavirus cases rise, North Mississippi Medical Center is struggling to make room for patients. In some cases, up to 30 patients remained in the emergency room for up to 20 hours because there was no in-patient space available.
Mississippi residents 75 and older are now eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine.
It's a new year, but the Coronavirus is still affecting sports and activities. See how one bowling team is doing its best to stay on the lanes.
The president of North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo revealed Tuesday how much stress the hospital is under as Mississippi sees a surge in coronavirus cases.
As of Tuesday, Baptist Memorial Hospital's ICU beds were filled with current patients.
The findings come from the newly-released Millsaps College/Chism Strategies State of the State Survey.
Healthcare workers in Lee and Lowndes counties began receiving the COVID-19 vaccine via drive-thru on Tuesday.
The two leaders of the hospital system each received their first doses of the vaccine on Tuesday.
The MSDH and the UMMC are providing vaccinations to healthcare workers throughout the state via drive-thru sites.
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Mississippi is currently in its Phase 1a, which provides vaccines to healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities.
Almost all of the 82 counties in Mississippi remain under mask mandates.
The university will offer free testing, or students can choose to get tested before returning to Tuscaloosa.
The governor and members from other state agencies spoke Monday during a COVID briefing about the vaccine rollout plan.
Michel has been recovering from the coronavirus and a brief stint in the hospital.
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So far, doses have been administered to healthcare workers and residents in long-term care facilities.
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He said his wife Louise tested positive for COVID-19.
The long-term care facility in Fulton began administering the vaccine to its staff and residents Wednesday morning.
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Alabama, long one of the unhealthiest and most impoverished states in America, has emerged as one of its most alarming coronavirus hot spots.
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WTVA reporter Chelsea Brown spoke with Jenny Barnes, a nurse practitioner in Tupelo.
The former state lawmaker died from the coronavirus, the lieutenant governor announced Monday morning.
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Juan Ramos Larios is enrolled in Decatur City Schools’ EXCEL center for students not proficient in English, and the coronavirus pandemic has complicated his education by leading to more virtual instruction.
In-person help for Alabama residents needing assistance with unemployment claims is coming to an end as a new phone appointment system will be established for the new year.
A Mississippi 17-year-old created “hugging booths” for a local assisted living home as part of an Eagle Scout project so that families can embrace loved ones safely during the coronavirus pandemic.
MEMA director Greg Michel is now resting at home after being admitted to the hospital due to COVID-19 complications.
While some churches held Christmas mass virtually, one local church kept its doors open.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say the state’s pandemic death toll of 4,676 ranked 24th in the nation.
The milestone comes before the Christmas holiday when health officials say they expect a spike in cases.
The Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle administers around 90 of its 500 vaccines to its frontline workers on Thursday.
The drugmakers said Wednesday that they expect to deliver all the doses by July 31.
Moderna vaccinations are happening at Methodist-Olive Branch and Mississippi National Guardsmen began receiving the vaccine too.
A person who received the Pfizer vaccine Tuesday experienced a severe allergic reaction minutes after receiving the vaccine, according to the state health department.
The hospital administered approximately 90 vaccines to frontline workers beginning Wednesday afternoon.
It's a monumental day for Alcorn County as the first group of medical workers received the coronavirus vaccine.
President Trump said in a video that he tweeted out Tuesday night that the bill delivered too much money to foreign countries, but not enough to Americans.
A Winston Medical Center doctor urges people to stay home for Christmas to keep coronavirus cases down.
State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said the holidays are prime times for the coronavirus to spread. He is asking people to please be careful.
Seventeen additional counties have been added to the mask mandate, Gov. Tate Reeves announced Tuesday, Dec. 22.
Just days before Christmas and with COVID-19 cases threatening to overwhelm hospitals, health officials are issuing a desperate plea for people to avoid travel. NBC's Sarah Dallof reports.
Chief Scientific Adviser of Operation Warp Speed Dr. Moncef Slaoui tells CNN's Jake Tapper why those who have already been infected with Covid-19 still need to be vaccinated.
Stimulus checks could begin arriving as early as next week. NBC's Chris Pollone reports.
Robert Tomey made the decision to close the lobbies of his restaurants in an effort to protect employees from the virus.
President-elect Joe Biden received his first dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine Monday...the same day that Moderna's vaccine became the second in use in the United States. NBC's Sarah Dallof reports.
The deal will send $600 in direct payments to qualifying Americans, add $300 a week to unemployment checks, provide more loans to small businesses and direct extra funds to distribute COVID vaccines across the country. NBC's Chris Pollone reports.
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Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, along with Surgeon General Jerome Adams, received the coronavirus vaccine publicly to encourage public confidence in the vaccine. Pence said that he was proud to take this safe and effective vaccine and that he "didn't feel a thing."
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The hospital began administering the vaccine to frontline workers Thursday.
Data is updated nightly.
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