Jackson’s mayor believes the coronavirus pandemic has contributed to a recent spike in killings, comparing the Capital City’s statistics to a national analysis of larger cities showing increases in killings and decreases in other types of violent crime.
At least 85 Vermont inmates housed in a Mississippi prison have been infected with the coronavirus with 90 more tests pending in what the head of the Vermont Corrections Department is calling a “very serious situation.”
Two recent studies suggest younger kids could be potentially more contagious. Since the beginning of the pandemic one of the many baffling phenomenon centers around children and how they handle the virus.
Trustmark Bank donates $500,000 to Children’s of Mississippi. The Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi is hosting a philanthropic drive to help cover the cost of expansion currently underway at Children’s.
While weekly totals of coronavirus cases dropped Sunday for the first time in two months, health care providers warn that the decrease may not truly reflect the pandemic across the state because cases continue to go under reported from urgent care clinics in multiple counties.
A Georgia overnight camp hit by a coronavirus outbreak took many precautions, but didn’t make campers wear masks or have proper ventilation in buildings, according to a government report released Friday.