COVID-19 numbers spike in Harrison County

Harrison County reported 78 new positive tests for the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich has a reminder: “This thing is still out there. Please remain vigilant. Please take precautions. Do it for yourself, your family and friends.”

The 78 new COVID-19 cases, the most reported in a single day since 68 on Aug. 29, are included in the 672 positives statewide in the past 24 hours, along with 20 new deaths statewide attributed the coronavirus.

Since the pandemic began, the Mississippi State Department of Health reports, Mississippi has seen 99,558 coronavirus cases and 2,999 deaths. The state also says that there are 89,737 people who have presumed to have recovered from COVID-19.
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See the governor’s latest executive order (Sept. 30, 2020)
See the mayor’s latest executive order (Oct. 1, 2020)
Mask Up, Biloxi (face covering required): Print your own sign (8.5 x 11)
See the Opening Up Biloxi Again guidelines
See the Opening Up America Again guidelines

News & notes: Real men, Cruisin’, Legends

Real men: State Rep. Kevin Felsher of Biloxi and City Councilman Kenny Glavan are taking part in Real Men Wear Pink this month, an awareness and fund-raising campaign for the American Cancer Society. See videos from the two community leaders by clicking here.

Cruisin’: The cars, the drivers and the spectators are beginning to show up along U.S. 90 and throughout the city. Find out what you need to know about Cruisin’ the Coast 2020 by clicking here.

Legends: Just in time for Cruisin’ the Coast, an all-suites hotel opened this week in Biloxi: Hotel Legends, 132 brand-new rooms and more at the former site of the Santa Maria Del Mar. It all overlook the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor and downtown Biloxi. See more by clicking here.