Only 15 new cases of COVID


Neshoba County recorded only 15 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths over the past week.

Since the pandemic began in March 2020, Neshoba County’s total confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 4,024, which is up from 4,009, last week and the death toll remains at 176 where it has been for at least two weeks, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Tuesday COVID-19 report.

The caseload and death toll is dropping as more COVID-19 vaccinations are being administered in the county with 386 total doses administered last week in Neshoba County for a total of 10,210 vaccines doses administered in Neshoba County, up from 9,824 doses reported last week, according to MSDH’s Tuesday COVID-19 report.

Neshoba County Schools reported between one and five new cases of COVID-19 among teachers and staff at Neshoba Central Elementary School between April 12 and 16, the latest date for which figures are available, according to Tuesday’s MSDH report. 

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has reported one new positive case of COVID-19 as of April 25, putting the total number of positive cases from the Tribe at 1,834.

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