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Coronavirus in Mississippi: What we know Thursday

Latest news on new coronavirus cases and response in Mississippi.

 

WATCH: Gov. Reeves talks about schools plan in response to coronavirus outbreak

Gov. Tate Reeves talks about the state's plans for schools in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. ‬

 

Coronavirus in Mississippi: 16 new cases reported. Total jumps to 50

The state Health Department reported Thursday there are 16 new cases of the coronavirus in Mississippi, bringing the total to 50

 

Mississippi coronavirus: Public schools closed until April 17

Gov. Tate Reeves said the decision to extend school closures was "perhaps the hardest decision I've ever had to make."

 

Coronavirus in Mississippi: Gun and ammunition sales increase amid COVID-19 outbreak

'It has stirred people to go out and buy to protect their families. It's scary some of the things you see daily.'

 

Jackson State is the latest Mississippi university to postpone graduation ceremonies

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, four colleges and universities in the state have cancelled their spring commencement celebrations.

 

Reeves requests low-interest government loans for Mississippi small businesses facing COVID-19

The Small Business Administration loans, if approved, could allow some businesses to get up to $2 million in assistance.

 

VIDEO: UMMC expecting a 'tidal wave' of COVID-19 patients

UMMC doctors discuss the severity of the situation regarding the coronavirus as they prepare for a "tidal wave" of COVID-19 patients.

 

UMMC officials: Nurse among coronavirus cases. 'Tidal wave of patients about to hit us'

University of Mississippi Medical Center officials gave a sobering press conference on what they expect to see as COVID-19 rapidly spreads.

 

Mississippi Blood Services puts call out for blood and plasma donations

Mississippi Blood Services asks for blood and plasma donations from Mississippi residents in light of statewide coronavirus related cancellations

 

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