Governor Reeves issued a statewide mask mandate at his press conference on Tuesday, along with a delay to school start in some counties.
Grades 7-12 delay in Bolivar, Coahoma, Forrest, George, Hinds, Panola, Sunflower and Washington will be delayed.
Masks must be worn in public throughout Mississippi for the next two weeks.
After reviewing every school’s reopening plans, I am issuing an executive order delaying the start of some 7th-12th schools in hot spots. We are requiring masks in schools for teachers and students. We are also requiring masks at public gatherings statewide for two weeks—in a push to allow schools to safely reopen.