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MPB LIVE: Governor Tate Reeves COVID-19 Response

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Governor Tate Reeves will hold a press conference today at 3:30 p.m. to give an update on the current situation of COVID-19 in the state and discuss the ongoing strategy being implemented to slow the spread.

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MSDH report 181 new cases of COVID-19, three new deaths

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The state total of cases since March 11 now stands at 1,358, with 29 deaths.

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Lt. Gov. Launches ‘Healthy at Home: K-12 Students’ Perspective on COVID-19’

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Teachers can opt to include a new project in enrichment packets sent home with students: assignments challenging students to think about how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting their communities and share ideas about how lawmakers could address it.

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Food Pantries In Need Of Food, Other Supplies

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The Salvation Army food pantry in Jackson is facing a critical food shortage because of the increased demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic. As MPB’s Alexandra Watts reports, food pantries across the state remain open but limited supplies are putting many needy families at risk.

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Non-profit, Jean Factory, Make Face Masks to Fight Coronavirus

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Mississippians and businesses in the Magnolia State are stepping up to provide desperately needed face masks to companies and individuals. As MPB’s Desare Frazier reports they want to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus as neighboring Louisiana becomes a hotspot for the disease.

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Shelter In Place Order issued for Mississippi

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Governor Tate Reeves is ordering Mississippians to stay home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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MSDH reports 104 new cases of COVID-19, four new deaths

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This morning MSDH is reporting 104 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, with four new deaths. The state total of cases now stands at 1,177, with 26 deaths.

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MPB LIVE -- Governor Tate Reeves COVID-19 Response

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Governor Tate Reeves will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. to give an update on the current situation of COVID-19 in the state and discuss additional efforts being implemented to slow the spread.

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Miss. Gulf Coast officials are concerned about coronavirus infection rates in Louisiana

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The state of Louisiana is reporting more than 6,000 positive cases of the coronavirus. Yesterday, cases in the state spiked by more than 20 percent in 24 hours. Experts are calling it the new hot spot. As MPB’s Ashley Norwood reports, leaders on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are particularly concerned about the infection rate in the neighboring state and its proximity to their communities.

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Governor Tate Reeves Issues a Statewide Shelter-In-Place Order

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Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all who call our state home.

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