Dr. Gentry said if a patient is diagnosed with the coronavirus, healthcare workers must follow strict guidelines.
Some of the guidelines include things like requiring all employees to wear gloves and a mask and installing a face shield at the register.
McCarter said with students physically out of school at the moment, it's a perfect time to reach out to colleges for any questions that need answers.
Schools were tentatively closed through April 17 in the state. Reeves said educators should continue distance learning while they remain closed.
73 airports in Mississippi will be receiving aid from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration.
Monroe, Oktibbeha, Lafayette, and Chickasaw Counties all have more than 30 positive coronavirus test reports.
The results did not come in until after the inmate had died. Whether the inmate died because of the coronavirus has not been determined.
People who work at grocery stores in Columbus must wear protective gear.
The facility would serve as a contingency site if local hospitals were to become overwhelmed.
They're being treated at an area hospital.