The Mississippi State Department of Health is calling a north Mississippi coroner’s claim that the department inaccurately recorded deaths as caused by COVID-19 -- even if the virus played no role in that death -- "ridiculous."
The figures show that the crisis continues to throw people out of work just as the expiration of an extra $600 a week in federal jobless benefits has deepened the hardship for many — and posed another threat to the U.S. economy.
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said Thursday he’s hopeful a pool testing program established by the city can grow to be countywide. The mayor said the program can test up to 4,000 students and teachers per day.
We are one week away from the start of high school football in the state of Tennessee. Local teams are suiting up even as health experts are speaking up and announcing that it is not safe to play because of COVID-19.