A lot of Mississippians have taken to wearing nitrile or latex gloves to battle against the spread of the coronavirus. Medical professionals say, however, the gloves won’t save you if you don’t wear them right.
Mississippi’s unemployment claims are nearly six times higher than they were earlier this month, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor, which reflect layoffs across the state in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The teachers at Ann Smith and Highland Elementary Schools wanted to make sure their kids knew how much their teachers miss them. They saw the idea of a teacher parade on Facebook and wanted to make it theirs, hoping it would be a fun way to reconnect with their kids after weeks out of class.
Hours before Gov. Tate Reeves signed an executive order which would shutter dine-in services at bars and restaurants, more than half a dozen Pearl restaurants still welcomed customers to their tables, with some promising a safe, lean and sparse eating experience.
They are boxes where people can bring books to donate or take books they want to read. Now, they’re little grocery stores. If you see something you need, take it, and hopefully in a few weeks when you’re able, you can replace it.
The mayors Memphis and the Shelby County municipalities have issued “safer-at-home” orders to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. The order does not include a city curfew.