Coronavirus update for September 24: Copiah County total increases to 1,171

September 24, 2020

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) released new statistics on coronavirus this morning. Copiah County reports five new cases. Copiah County reports one new case. The total number of confirmed cases in the county is 1,171, and 33 deaths. According to MSDH, county case numbers may change as investigation finds new or additional information. The total number…

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Barrett, Sones advance to runoff in Senate race

September 23, 2020

A field of nine candidates in a race for the open Senate District 39 seat was narrowed to two in a special election Tuesday. Approximately 565 voters went to the polls in four Copiah County precincts yesterday. District wide, Bill Sones and Jason Barrett appear headed for a runoff on October 13. At this time,…

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