One new case of coronavirus was confirmed in the community today with Coahoma County now reporting 128 cases over the past 78 days of the pandemic.
The county has recorded 26 cases of the disease over the past 14 days after two weeks of intense testing around the county uncover more cases.
Clarksdale will be under executive orders at least one more week as the Board of Mayor and Commissioners decided to mirror the state’s leadership and follow the Governor's guidelines.
“We are in the midst of the second wave of COVID-19 cases in Mississippi,” said Clarksdale Mayor Chuck Espy. “We have seen an uptick and I want to remind people roaming around, if you don’t have essential business to do, go home.”
Coahoma County reported only one new case of coronavirus Thursday, but it also recorded its fourth death.
More testing has turned up more cases of COVID-19 in Coahoama County with five new cases reported Wednesday and ten new cases reported over the holiday weekend.
The following fishing report is compiled by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks.
Anglers seeking to fish any of the state’s lakes must have a valid fishing license and proper safety equipment.