Reeves ends state of emergency

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves, in coordination with State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs and MEMA Executive Director Stephen McCraney, Thursday announced the extension of Mississippi’s State of Emergency for an additional eight days, and its termination effective at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, November 20, 2021.

Reeves made the announcement in a news release and on social media.

Facebook post announcing the end of the State of Emergency on Nov. 20.

“With more than 3,000,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine having been administered in Mississippi and with COVID-19 infections and resulting hospitalizations being effectively managed, it’s time to end the State of Emergency,” said Reeves. “The additional eight day extension will provide state agencies with ample time to prepare for the State of Emergency’s termination.”

DeSoto County News Service – News Release

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