Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation’s intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.
As COVID-19 spreads throughout Mississippi, the Black community still continues to see staggering numbers of fatalities. However, the number of vaccinations seems to stay at a relatively low rate of only 15%, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.
Jackson's mayor says legislation to give water customers some relief for high bills is back before lawmakers. He also discusses a $244,000 dollar contract with consultants to restructure the Public Works Department.