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Another low number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Warren County

Monday’s update on the state’s COVID-19 pandemic by state health officials offered a glimmer of hope that numbers on both the local level and state ... Read more

8 hours ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County sets one-day record with 56 COVID-19 cases

Warren County has set a one-day record for the number of new COVID-19 cases with 56, according to reports Saturday from the Mississippi State Department ... Read more

2 days ago by John Surratt.

Warren County reports seventh death this month due to COVID-19

Warren County reported its 32nd death related to COVID-19 Friday, and the seventh death this month. The one virus-related death was among 23 reported statewide ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Estimated active cases in Warren County drop slightly

Twelve new COVID-19 cases were reported in Warren County Thursday, pushing Warren County past 1,000 cases so far during the months-long pandemic. Overall, since the ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

For the fourth day in a row county reports a COVID-19 death

For the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic, Warren County has reported at least one virus-related death for the fourth consecutive day. Over the past ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

State health officer issues immediate statewide COVID-19 order

JACKSON — State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs issued a statewide order Tuesday afternoon for the isolation of individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 effective immediately. The order ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County marks deadliest day thus far during COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday marked the deadliest day thus far for Warren County in the months-long COVID-19 pandemic. In its report, the Mississippi State Department of Health announced ... Read more

6 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Jackson has concerns as schools are set to reopen Friday

Comprised of four questions, Warren County District 3 Supervisor Shawn Jackson has posted a survey on her Facebook page in an effort to assess the ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

COVID-19 update: Good news and bad news again for Warren County

For the second day in a row, Warren County got good news in the fact that no new COVID-19 cases were reported. For the second ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

An additional COVID-19 death reported in Warren County Sunday

For the first time in 19 days, there were no new COVID-19 cases reported in Warren County. Sadly, though, state health officials reported another virus-related ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County remains above state’s COVID-19 hot spot threshold

Another 18 cases of COVID-19 were reported in Warren County Saturday, as the months-long pandemic entered a new month. Since the first case was reported ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

St. Al and PCA reopening dates

As the Vicksburg Warren School District holds to its Aug. 7 reopening and Porters Chapel Academy to its original Aug. 10 reopening date, Vicksburg Catholic ... Read more

1 week ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

COVID-19 death reported in Warren County among more than 50 reported statewide

Mississippi State Health Department officials Friday announced 52 new COVID-19 deaths, one of which was in Warren County. It marks one of the deadliest days ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

More counties receive tougher state COVID-19 restrictions; Warren County not among them

Gov. Tate Reeves announced Thursday he is extending the social distancing measures under the Safe Return and county-specific executive orders to continue combating the rising ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Dozens of new COVID-19 cases reported in Warren County

Warren County’s ongoing rise in new COVID-19 cases continued Thursday with the announcement by state officials of 33 new cases. The new cases solidified the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Flaggs asks VWSD Board of Trustees to delay the start of schools

Even though Mayor George Flaggs Jr. does not have any authority or involvement in the Vicksburg Warren School District, that doesn’t mean he does not ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Flaggs says he is running out of options if COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said Monday he is just about out of options and if measures adopted Monday don’t slow the spread of the COVID-19 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County COVID-19 numbers continue to worsen

Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday he and state health officials are watching a number of counties that have had worrisome increases in COVID-19 numbers. One ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

No announcement Monday on Warren County’s hot spot status

Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that nine more counties are being considered as hot spots in Mississippi, bringing with them additional COVID-19 restrictions and social ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

City’s COVID-19 restrictions, mask mandate and crime task force extended a month

During a question and answer session Monday afternoon, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. announced the city’s civil emergency plan in response to the spread of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County Coroner asks supervisors to purchase morgue unit

Warren County’s Coroner’s Office has at times run out of space and is looking for options. Due to a combination of the state crime lab ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County now qualifies to be declared a COVID-19 hot spot

Over the weekend, Warren County continued to record high numbers of new COVID-19 cases, again placing the county among those in the state that are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Reeves issues statewide COVID-19 orders; size of gatherings reduced, bars restricted

JACKSON — Gov. Tate Reeves has amended the Safe Return executive orders, reducing the size of gatherings and limiting the operations of bars across the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County’s COVID-19 cases spike, county closer to being named a ‘hot spot’

Warren County set a new one-day high for COVID-19 cases reported, as 49 new cases were reported Friday. The previous record of 37 new cases ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

You may not be able to see it from behind my mask, but I am angry

I’m a little angry today. Well, maybe I’m a lot angry. Because of some, COVID-19 has become even more of a threat to all of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

New cases push Warren County’s active COVID-19 case count to pandemic-high

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Warren County increased as more new cases were reported Thursday by the Mississippi State Department of Health. With ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

If COVID-19 wasn’t scary enough: Parents worry about children with underlying conditions

From the beginning, doctors warned the elderly and people with underlying health conditions were among the most vulnerable to COVID-19. Those with diabetes fall into ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Active COVID-19 cases hit highest mark as county reports another death

The number of estimated active cases in Warren County reached a pandemic-high of 199 Wednesday as 14 new COVID-19 cases were reported. In all, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

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