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Number of COVID-19 cases in Warren County remain low

The Mississippi State Department of Health announced Monday that no new cases of COVID-19 had been reported overnight. The zero cases reported continued the recent ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

School officials urge everyone ‘stay vigilant’ against COVID-19

Progress reports for many of the students in the Vicksburg Warren School District went out last week, but it appears the best passing grade was ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Reports offer a reminder that COVID-19 remains deadly

While the recent news involving the number of cases of COVID-19 in Warren County has been good, the reports in recent days have been a ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Warren School District reports another week without a COVID-19 case

For the second consecutive week, the Vicksburg Warren School District has reported no cases of COVID-19 among teachers, staff or students. In its report to ... Read more

1 week ago by Tim Reeves.

Number of estimated active COVID-19 cases in county falls to single digits

For the first time since mid-April, the number of estimated active cases in Warren County is down to single digits. Friday, the Mississippi State Department ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Spread of COVID-19 in Warren County slows, active cases again fall

Just one day shy of the six-month mark of the COVID-19 pandemic in Mississippi, Warren County on Thursday reached a level it has not seen ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Estimated active cases in county plummet to late-April levels

Wednesday marked another day of good news involving the spread — or lack thereof — of the COVID-19 virus in Warren County. Not only did ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

City, county extend COVID-19 mask mandates through at least Oct. 5

In meetings across town, the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Warren County Board of Supervisors each voted Tuesday morning to extend their ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Data: COVID-19 cases continue to fall in Warren County

The impact of the Labor Day weekend, a holiday that has concerned state health officials, on efforts to slow the COVID-19 virus will not be ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Edney: ‘We believe the mask mandate turned our numbers around’

For nearly 50 days, mask mandates have been a way of life for residents in Vicksburg and Warren County. The city’s mandate, which ordered residents ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Virus outbreak at Central Hinds leads to postponement of game vs. St. Al

St. Aloysius’ football game against Central Hinds, scheduled for Friday night, has been postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak among Central Hinds’ student body. Central ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ernest Bowker.

Positive COVID-19 trends continue for Warren County

Warren County continued to see a positive trend as the Mississippi State Department of Health released its daily update on the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Vicksburg Warren School District reports first positive COVID-19 case involving student

In its reporting to the Mississippi State Department of Health Monday, the Vicksburg Warren School District announced one student tested positive for COVID-19. This marks ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County ends deadliest COVID-19 month with positive news

August may have been the deadliest month of the COVID-19 pandemic for Warren County, but it also has proven to be a month of improvement. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tim Reeves.

Dobbs: Treat everyone as if they have coronavirus

Mississippi’s chief state health official had a reminder for those listening to Thursday’s Zoom event hosted by the Vicksburg-Warren Chamber of Commerce. “We are neck-deep ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

School district files first COVID-19 report with state health officials

In reports submitted to the Mississippi State Department of Health on Monday, the Vicksburg Warren School District announced three employees tested positive for COVID-19, while ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Estimated active COVID-19 cases in Warren County fall

For the first time in more than two months, the number of estimated active COVID-19 cases in Warren County fell below 100, as no new ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Supervisors expected to extend COVID-19 orders, mask mandate

The Warren County Board of Supervisors is likely to extend the current COVID-19 civil emergency orders through at least the first of October. During Monday’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Warren County falls below COVID-19 hot spot thresholds

For the first time in the month, Warren County is no longer a threat to be considered a hot spot for the COVID-19 virus. Saturday, ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

City’s compliance officer says people are obeying COVID-19 restrictions

Vicksburg’s businesses are complying with the provisions of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s emergency declaration, the city’s compliance officer said. The declaration limits gatherings ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Warren County continues to see a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases

For the first time since mid-June, Warren County has had a seven-day period with less than 10 new COVID-19 cases per day. With the 13 ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Past seven days of COVID-19 pandemic better than previous weeks

The past seven days have seen a welcome decline in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Warren County. Tuesday, the Mississippi State Department of ... Read more

1 month 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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 months 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 months ago by Tim Reeves.

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