Area Breaking News

Governor issues statewide mask mandate

Today, Gov. Tate Reeves announced two new executive orders to delay public school re-openings in target counties and establish a statewide mask mandate in the ongoing fight against this unprecedented pandemic. “Here’s the bottom line: we have to balance the very real risk of the virus and the lifelong damage of school closures. To do…

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Coronavirus update for July 30: Copiah County total increases to 865, one new death

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) released new statistics on coronavirus this morning. Twenty-three new cases and one new death reported in Copiah County. The total number of confirmed cases in the county is 885, and 23 deaths. According to MSDH, county case numbers may change as investigation finds new or additional information. The total number of confirmed…

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