Mississippi 8th Grader Dies With COVID Hours After Gov. Reeves Downplays Child Cases (Updated)
An eighth-grade girl died this morning in Raleigh, Miss., mere hours after testing positive for COVID-19. Multiple sources told the Mississippi Free Press that the student attended classes at the school most of the week, including Wednesday, before testing positive for COVID-19 at week’s end.
Gov. Reeves For Vaccinations, But Chides Against ‘Virtue-Signaling’ About Mask Need
Hours after the worst report of new COVID-19 cases in the pandemic thus far, Gov. Tate Reeves gave Mississippi a full-throated endorsement of vaccinations—but offered inconsistent and hostile messaging on the subject of masks.