Vaccines: DeSoto County is currently administering 800 vaccines each day.

Vaccine appointments at the Landers Center were cancelled on Feb. 11 due to an ice storm.

An additional 200 doses a day will be available starting on Friday, Jan. 12 at three local Walmart stores: Southaven (6811 Southcrest Parkway), Olive Branch (7950 Craft Goodman Frontage Road) and Horn Lake (4150 Goodman Road West). To sign up for an appointment visit

Schools: As of Feb. 12, DeSoto County Schools had 46 new confirmed cases and 381 new quarantines. Lake Cormorant High School has the most news cases at 10. Center Hill High School had the most new quarantines with 68 students. Hernando Middle School and Lake Cormorant High School each has 67 new student quarantines.

Hospitals: Methodist-Olive Branch reported five new Covid patients. Baptist Memorial Hospital in Southaven has 38 confirmed cases.

Long-term Facilities: As of Feb. 12, there is one current Covid-19 outbreak case in long-term facilities. DeSoto County has 13 total cases and 24 deaths from Covid-19 in long-term care facilities.

County Data: DeSoto County has 19,045 reported positive cases and added 54 new cases and one death as of Feb. 12. 222 DeSoto County residents have died from Covid-19. DeSoto County has a positive test rate of 10.5 percent and currently sits at the "Active Outbreak Level," which is the second most dangerous level.

Statewide: Mississippi has 285,648 total Covid-19 cases with 6,429 deaths due to Covid.

As of Feb. 12, 253,140 have recovered from Covid-19.

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