Coronavirus in Hancock County

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The Mississippi State Department of Health on Sunday reported 183 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, with one new case in Hancock County and eight new deaths confirmed in Bolivar, Choctaw, Forrest, Jackson, Lauderdale, and Leflore counties.

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As of Saturday morning, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 97 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, with two new cases reported in Hancock County.

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The Bay St. Louis City Council on Thursday met to ratify and confirm Mayor Mike Favre’s “Safer-At-Home” executive order, which was established in an effort to further combat the spread of COVID-19.  

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On Wednesday, April 1, Governor Tate Reeves issued a Shelter in Place order, which requires that all Mississippi residents and visitors shelter in place and not engage in prohibited and detailed in that Executive Order No. 1466. The Governor’s Shelter in Place order will take effect today, A…

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The Mississippi State Department of Health on Friday reported 181 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, including six new cases in Hancock County, bringing the total here to 28. MSDH also reported deaths in Chickasaw, Pontotoc and Tippah counties.

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The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday spread on its minutes Gov. Tate Reeves’ Executive Order No. 1466, which establishes a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

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The Mississippi State Department of Health on Thursday reported 104 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, with four new deaths confirmed, including deaths in Chickasaw, Jackson, Marshall and Monroe counties. Two more cases were also reported in Hancock County, but no new deaths.

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The Waveland Board of Aldermen and Mayor Mike Smith on Wednesday met by conference call and unanimously approved a proclamation enacting a stay-at-home order and curfew to help stem the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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On Wednesday afternoon, Gov. 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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Bay St. Louis Mayor Mike Favre on Wednesday signed an order establishing a temporary mandatory curfew and issuance of a “Safer-At-Home” order in an effort to further combat the spread of COVID-19 in Bay St. Louis. 

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On Wednesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 136 new cases of COVID-19 and two new deaths in the state, with four new cases — but no more deaths — in Hancock County.

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The Mississippi State Department of Health on Tuesday morning reported 90 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, with one new case reported in Hancock County.

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The Mississippi State Department of Health on Monday reported an additional 89 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, with no new cases in Hancock County.

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The Mississippi State Department of Health on Sunday morning reported an additional 95 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi -- including six new cases in Hancock County. The statewide total is now 758; the Hancock County total is 15.

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Saturday morning reported 84 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi identified by testing from the state Public Health Laboratory and private testing providers.

On March 30, the city of Diamondhead will re-open city hall with a reduced staff at 8 a.m.

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved additional compensation for essential county employees required to be at work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Friday morning reported 94 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi identified by testing from the state Public Health Laboratory and private testing providers, including three new cases in Hancock County, bringing the total of cases here to nine.

The Mississippi State Board of Education on Thursday announced the suspension of statewide policies to manage the impact of extended school closures due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Wednesday reported yet another new death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi, bringing the state total to six.

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Thursday reported the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state has risen to 485, with one new case reported in Hancock County. 

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Wednesday reported the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state has risen to 377, with no new cases reported in Hancock County.

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Wednesday reported a second death in the state from coronavirus (COVID-19), this time a man from Holmes County.

A Hancock County-area group is working to use its sewing skills to mass-produce homemade surgical masks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Tuesday morning reported 71 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, including one new case in Hancock County. The state total now stands at 320, the county total at five.

The city of Diamondhead on Monday placed all city employees on administrative leave until further notice, to “keep all personnel and their families safe and to prevent the spreading of the coronavirus,” according to a city press release issued Monday afternoon.

The ongoing outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus is a challenging time for many, but the Mississippi Department of Mental Health is encouraging Mississippians to learn about how they can cope with the stress and anxiety that is a natural response to these difficulties.

As businesses across Hancock County and the rest of Mississippi and the world make some temporary changes in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, we here at the Sea Coast Echo are making some changes too, for the safety of our customers and our staff.

On Monday morning, the Mississippi State Department of health reported 42 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, with first cases in three counties. The state total now stands at 249, with still just one death.

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) on Sunday evening released an active list of local COVID-19 testing sites which will be open throughout the state on Monday, including one in Hancock County.

As of Sunday morning the Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 67 new cases of COVID-19 in 33 counties in the state, although there were no new cases reported in Hancock County.

The Mississippi State Department of Health announced Saturday it would begin creating drive-up COVID-19 testing sites across the state next week.

In an effort to curb the further spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in adherence to the guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and the Mississippi State Department of Health, Hancock County -- along with the cities of Bay St. Louis, Diamondhead, and Waveland -- on Saturday…

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Saturday morning reported the number of COVID-19 cases in the state of Mississippi has climbed to 140, including one new case in Hancock County.

The Gulf Coast Business Council and Coastal Mississippi are reaching out to the communities on the Coast to ask people to help support local restaurants, which are struggling in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic.

While the community still mourns Howard “Fade” Pickens -- who on Thursday was the first person in Mississippi to die from complications caused by COVID-19 -- his wife and daughter still suffer from the virus and could use some help.

The Mississippi State Department of Health on Friday morning updated its total of presumptive and confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state, and the number has risen to 80, with three total cases and one death reported in Hancock County.

On Thursday afternoon, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the first death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi. The case was a male 60-65 years old from Hancock County with chronic underlying conditions. He died in a Louisiana hospital.

Business owners: During this time of uncertainty, we want to help you get the word out to your customers about your plans and response to the Coronavirus situation. Today, we're beginning a free listing of all businesses in Hancock County detailing any temporary closings, updated hours or ch…

The total number of presumptive and confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mississippi has risen to 50 as of Thursday morning, with still only two cases in Hancock County, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health.

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