Aug. 11 marked the five-month anniversary of Mississippi reporting its first case of the coronavirus. Gov. Tate Reeves had this to say.
Some Lee County parents said their children were sent home with a letter confirming someone tested positive for the coronavirus last week within Mooreville Schools.
The school district has reported two positive cases of the coronavirus as of Tuesday, Aug. 11.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 644 new COVID-19 cases and 33 new deaths Tuesday, Aug. 11.
Students and educators will soon return to the classroom, and schools are taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A local woman and her family are rejoicing after she won her nearly 2-month battle with the coronavirus.
With encouraging data Monday, Gov. Tate Reeves praised Mississippians' increased focus on slowing the spread of the coronavirus.
Mississippi legislators are returning to the Capitol to wrap up unfinished parts of the state budget as leaders are clashing with Republican Gov. Tate Reeves.
As the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues - this page will serve as your one-stop for the resources you need to stay informed and to keep you and your family safe.
Students at Houston were split into two groups. Group A went back to in-class learning Monday; group B will go back on Tuesday.
The Alabama Department of Human Resources says 63% of the state’s 2,410 child care facilities are now open after most closed in the spring because of COVID-19.
The closet and food pantry have changed their hours of operation and now offer a curbside service for students.
Chief Communications Officer Sid Salter said university workers will be equipped with protection and the necessary equipment to stay safe during the pandemic.
The superintendent of the Corinth School District says 131 students are being quarantined.
Updated - Students in Tupelo will have to wait a few more days to return for the 2020-2021 fall semester.
The New Albany School District continued its back-to-school process on Friday with a staggered-return schedule.
The superintendent of the Lafayette County School District said Nacoma James died Thursday.
Parents share how they feel about their children returning to Saltillo high school during the pandemic.
East Webster High School students returned to school for their first day of classes.
The Mississippi State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to allow some school districts the ability to cut up to 10 days from their academic calendars.
The coronavirus pandemic has turned life upside down around the world, with many workers losing their jobs, economies plummeting and parents worried about re...
It's back to school for students at Tupelo Christian Preparatory School (TCPS).
Governor Tate Reeves and State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs share their thoughts and plans about schools and potential school closures during the pandemic.
A principal shares the precautions Columbus schools are taking to keep students safe from the coronavirus.
The Columbus police chief said officers are ready to answer calls if people aren't wearing masks inside businesses.
The Corinth School District says two more individuals - one at the middle school and one at the elementary school - tested positive for the coronavirus.
As confirmed coronavirus cases skyrocket in Mississippi, the state’s only federally recognized American Indian tribe has been devastated.
The cornavirus continues to impact how businesses operate. One pharmacy shares some of its changes for public health.
East Mississippi Community College's Communiversity and the athletic engineering program at Mississippi State are trying to help businesses tackle contact tracing.
Updated - Gov. Tate Reeves issued a statewide mask mandate Tuesday afternoon.
State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs issued a statewide order for the isolation of individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 effective immediately.
A class and two instructors at Northeast Mississippi Community College are under quarantine because a student tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Better Business Bureau is warning Mississippians to beware of scammers. WTVA anchor Alyssa Martin explains what to watch out for and ways to protect yourself.
en more Mississippians have died from COVID-19, boosting the state's death toll from the coronavirus disease above 1,700, according to the latest data posted Sunday by the state health department.
Eight more counties are to follow strict measures to further prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
A private university in Mississippi is trying to attract and retain students during the cornavirus pandemic by providing full-tuition scholarships for people to earn graduate degrees online.
An Alabama school system is using a new cleaning tool to combat the coronavirus, without having to scrub desks, chairs and chalkboards.
The Junior Auxiliary in West Point is collecting school supplies for the annual "Stuff the Bus" event.
Dr. Anthony Fauci is telling lawmakers that once a coronavirus vaccine is approved as safe and effective, Americans should have widespread access within a reasonable time.
The City of Tupelo amended its previously-issued executive order to align with the state's order requiring the use of masks and social distancing in Lee County.
4 County Electric Power Association is launching broadband pilot programs for members in Choctaw, Clay and Noxubee counties.
These counties are considered hotspots for the coronavirus, and residents are to follow strict safety measures to further prevent the spread of the virus.
Due to a positive coronavirus case, Okolona has temporarily closed two buildings.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is extending a state order requiring face coverings in public for another month.
The United States on Wednesday is expected to surpass 150,000 recorded Covid-19 deaths -- a milestone that comes as the country's rate of daily coronavirus d...
July 29, 2020
The governing body for Mississippi high school athletics released guidelines Tuesday for football, cross country, swimming and volleyball during the coronavirus pandemic.
Here's where you can report a restaurant to the Mississippi State Department of Health if it is not following Gov. Tate Reeves order for coronavirus guidelines.
The US Food and Drug Administration has...
The governor mentioned Mayor Shelton after he was asked a question about communicating with mayors.
Lowndes County supervisors want the governor to add their county to the list of counties required to wear masks.
Classes at the Mississippi University for Women (MUW) will begin on Monday, Aug. 17.
Students and staff in the Corinth School District began their fall semester on Monday.
A spike in coronavirus cases led to changes for a couple of local school districts.
Gov. Tate Reeves announced new restrictions during Friday afternoon’s COVID briefing.
The school is pushing back the date due to rising Coronavirus cases.
The governor may announce more additions to the list of counties in which strict safety measures to be followed in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
“Wear a damn mask,” is what the University Medical Center (UMMC) is saying to Mississippians.
Alabama reported more than 2,200 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day increase in cases since the pandemic began.
Supervisors in Oktibbeha County extended the county’s mask mandate for another two weeks, according to the Starkville Daily News.
Data shows several counties in north Mississippi have had rapid COVID-19 growth in the past 50 days.
A Texas doctor describes what it's like working in a coronavirus unit and says he's treating about 70 different patients, which is about four to five times more than he usually sees in a single day. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.
The superintendent confirmed the change with WTVA 9 News.
The college will require employees and students to wear face coverings in most situations.
July 21, 2020
July 21, 2020
Within two weeks, Mississippi hospitals will need to start housing patients two-to-a room and placing beds in open wards and other areas where patients don't normally stay to keep up with the surge in new coronavirus cases, the state health officer said Monday.
The testing comes as more than 1,000 cases were confirmed Monday.
The campus is working to take extra safety measures to keep everyone safe.
Alcorn State, Jackson State and Mississippi Valley State will not play football this fall.
The state says 10 more counties are to follow strict measures to prevent further spread of the coronavirus.
The list of cities and counties across the state that are requiring the usage of masks is growing.
July 20, 2020
A review of Alabama school districts' plans for reopening during the coronavirus pandemic finds that few districts provide clear guidance about what would force them to close schools again.
Mississippi is hiring more people to investigate the spread of COVID-19, but cases are expanding rapidly in the state and the work is outpacing the number of employees.
It's about to get tough to buy lumber or a sump pump without wearing a mask.Rivals Home Depot and Lowe's both announced Friday that they will require...
The hospital in Jackson provided video of doctors and nurses treating COVID-19 patients.
At least two Mississippi lawmakers are hospitalized because of COVID-19.
An unpublished document prepared for the White House...
OCH says it has worked with other area hospitals to fight the coronavirus.
Vitalant Blood Services and NMMC are gathering and using antibodies from patients who have recovered from the coronavirus to help treat other patients.
Students look forward to schools reopening in West Point.
The tests are used for those who already suffer from the coronavirus.
To prevent the spread of the virus, Louisville is asking the public to wear masks and face coverings.
CDC study finds air conditioning systems could play a role in spreading the virus if proper filtration isn't in place. NBC's Liz McLaughlin reports.
Mississippi is seeing a record single-day increase for new coronavirus cases reported by the state Health Department.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he might set restrictions on bars to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Joy was in the hot, summer air on Wednesday as families received boxes of free produce and half-gallons of milk.
Governor Reeves announced the new website during his Coronavirus update on Wednesday.
Alabama will begin requiring face masks in public as health officials try to quell a surge of new coronavirus cases that are filling up hospitals.
People in Coffeeville are now required to wear a mask or face covering to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Data is updated nightly.
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