Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves shows how difficult it would be to achieve herd immunity.
The symbol long associated with racism has flown over the state since 1894.
The state's Republican governor has said he would approve a measure to remove the racist symbol.
A ceremony honoring students caused snickers when Gov. Tate Reeves was duped into reading a hilariously fake name.
Gov. Tate Reeves was originally going to allow businesses to open again but paused the plans to reconsider them in light of the increase in cases.
Gov. Tate Reeves (R-Miss.) has a history of connections to pro-Confederate organizations.
Republican Tate Reeves has a long history of ties to pro-Confederate groups.
Gov. Tate Reeves has warned Mississippians that the state is “not in the clear yet.”
“We expect the river to continue to rise over the next 24 hours or so. We are not out of the woods yet," Gov. Tate Reeves said.
Democrats hoped the close race would flip the state for the first time in 16 years.