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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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months ago by Tim Reeves.

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