Two Mississippi lawmakers tested positive for COVID-19, prompting concerns that another Capitol virus outbreak could occur.
CORONAVIRUS IN MISSISSIPPI
COVID-19 CASES and VACCINES IN MISSISSIPPI
Last updated: January 19, 2021
new cases of the coronavirus and a total of 255,125 cases in Mississippi.
new deaths reported and a total of 5,574 deaths in Mississippi.
doses of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines distributed in Mississippi.
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All three of Mississippi’s House Republicans voted not to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday on the charge of “incitement of insurrection.”
In 2019, people who had touched the criminal justice system in Mississippi held $507 million in debt as a result — more than double the $243 million they owed in 2009, according to a new report.
The number of COVID-19 vaccines administered has recently risen, but Black Mississippians have received just 16% of doses.
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A new state flag was raised over the Mississippi State Capitol on Monday to replace the old flag, which flew for 126 years and featured the divisive Confederate battle emblem.