No new COVID deaths reported here

No new COVID deaths reported here


Neshoba County recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths in the past week, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Nov. 22 report.

Neshoba County has now recorded a total of 6,718 cases of COVID-19 and 210 deaths since the pandemic began in March 2020.

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians reported six new positive cases of COVID-19 and one new death in the past week as of Nov. 21, with the total number of positive cases for the Tribe standing at 2,477 with 124 deaths. The Tribe reported no new hospitalizations in the past week.

Neshoba Central Elementary School and Neshoba Central High School reported between one and five positive COVID-19 cases among teachers and staff. Neshoba Central Elementary and Neshoba Central Middle School reported between one and five positive cases among students during the week of Nov. 12. No students or staff have been quarantined.

As of Nov. 22, 29% of Neshoba County’s population is fully vaccinated, and 33% of the population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to MSDH.

Vaccinations are being administered at Walmart at 1002 W. Beacon St., Philadelphia, and Walgreens at 1005 W. Beacon Street in Philadelphia, according to the MSDH.

Statewide, since the pandemic began in March 2020, 292,992 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been recorded by the MSDH along with 218,943 probable cases, totaling 511,935 cases. There have been 6,855 confirmed COVID-19 deaths, along with 3,385 probable deaths, totaling 10,240 deaths.

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