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Louisiana COVID hospitalizations reached another progress point today, dropping below 600. The state reports 588 COVID hospitalizations today, down from 629 reported yesterday. The decrease below 600 is another benchmark met for our state as we continue to push beyond the third wave of the p…

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The Louisiana Department of Health's Tuesday coronavirus update comes with strong positivity for the state.Louisiana reports 770 new COVID cases today, bringing the state's confirmed COVID case count to 370,797 since the start of the pandemic.Louisiana's % positive rate today is 2.9% with 77…

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 The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will reopen Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge on Friday, March 5. The refuge has been closed since November 2020, due to the severe damage caused by Hurricane Zeta.

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The state of Louisiana's COVID hospitalizations continue to fall today in updated numbers from the Department of Health.The state reports 651 COVID hospitalizations today, down from 679 reported yesterday. Our virus hospitalizations have plummeted in recent months from 2,089 at the peak of t…

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The state of Louisiana's COVID progress reached a new level in today's update with a one-day positivity rate of just greater than 1%.The state reported 779 new COVID cases today, bringing the state's confirmed COVID case count to 368,218 since the start of the pandemic.But the biggest piece …

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Another benchmark of progress was met by the state of Louisiana today in its daily COVID update.The state reports 687 COVID hospitalizations today, down from 715 reported yesterday. This marks the first time since November 12 that our state virus hospitalizations are below 700 - a new benchm…

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BATON ROUGE - With an estimated $2 billion provided to Louisiana from a federal coronavirus aid bill passed in December and the likelihood of another federal stimulus package, state legislators are hopeful they can balance the budget for fiscal 2022 with no more than modest cuts.

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The Louisiana Department of Health's Monday COVID update has given another slight drop to state coronavirus hospitalizations. The state reports 740 COVID hospitalizations today, down from 756 reported yesterday. Our COVID hospitalizations continue to slowly decrease in the state - a trend th…

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Louisiana's progress in flattening its COVID curve continued today in the state's Sunday virus update.The state has 756 virus hospitalizations today, down from 806 at last report on Friday.Our virus hospitalizations are down nearly 2/3rds from where they were in the peak of the third wave of…

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A 22-year-old and two juveniles are in the custody of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office after their alleged roles in an armed robbery in Galliano on Tuesday.