Jackson and other towns across Mississippi are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Jackson, MS community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local Mississippi hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the Mississippi Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from Mississippi government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

Mississippi COVID-19 Cases

Mississippi New Coronavirus Cases:
Mississippi Total Coronavirus Cases: 1,000,415
Mississippi New Coronavirus Deaths:
Mississippi Total Coronavirus Deaths: 13,474
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 1,648
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 107,184,620
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 8
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,166,662
Last updated June 10, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Jackson

Jackson, Mississippi, Wants Curfew Centers to Cut Crime. Here’s What Other Cities Learned.

After a teen’s murder, city officials hope a curfew and youth centers will get kids off the street. Young people are skeptical. More info »

The Marshall Project - 07/08/2024 10:00pm

First Black Woman Named To Lead Episcopal Diocese Of Mississippi

According to USA Today, Wells replaces Brian Seage, who guided the state’s Diocese through the COVID-19 pandemic and the Jackson, Mississippi, water crisis. Shortly after Wells’ election, Seage told ... More info »

Black Enterprise - 07/21/2024 12:00pm

Mississippi ranks worst in the U.S. in women’s health according to new national scorecard

Mississippi ranks last in women’s health and reproductive care outcomes, according to a 2024 report released Thursday by the Commonwealth Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to independent research on health ... More info »

Sun Herald (TCA) on MSN - 07/22/2024 04:59am

Appeals court affirms Mississippi's ban on voting after some felonies, including timber theft

A federal appeals court has ruled that Mississippi legislators, not the courts, must decide whether to change the state's practice of stripping voting rights from people convicted of certain felonies. More info »

Lawton Constitution - 07/18/2024 03:53am

50+ cases of COVID-19 variants reported in South Mississippi

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - While the number of COVID-19 cases in South Mississippi have ... Pearl River County and Jackson County each reported 12 variant cases, with South Mississippi’s only ... More info »

WLOX - 07/06/2021 06:06am

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