Dubbed “on fire” with coronavirus infections weeks ago, DeSoto County now leads the state in total positive cases, with some elected officials continuing to question -- without proof -- whether the numbers from the state’s health department are accurate.
“I had a family that waited so long for an autopsy report that their life insurance policy was canceled because it took them so long to get a final copy of the autopsy report,” said Rankin County Coroner David Ruth.
As daily coronavirus cases surge over 1,000 for the fourth time this week, state health officials say a vaccine for the highly contagious virus could be available to a portion of the state’s residents -- including health care workers -- before the end of the year.
Governor Tate Reeves has released a statement concerning the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department saying they will not enforce a state mandate on social distancing nor issue citations for not wearing a mask.
Just one little dinner.That’s how 34-year-old Timothy Hudson describes what happened that led to a week-long hospitalization with COVID-19, fever spiking at 104 degrees, debilitating body aches, an alarmingly fast heartbeat and spasms of coughing.
Mississippi voters will not be required to wear a mask when they vote in the November election. Secretary of State Michael Watson says no voter should be denied the right to vote for not wearing a mask.