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Louisiana Department of Health COVID-19 Updates for May 1

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Health has updated its website to reflect the latest number of COVID-19 positives and will continue to update its website at noon each day.
Today, the Department reports 710 new cases, of which 381 came from two labs that are new to reporting. These labs previously have not reported and are now reporting all their historic lab results electronically.

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This is the longest City Bar has been closed since it opened in 1927.

Sorry, Still Closed

Some businesses can have a soft opening, but some can not open at all, which has those businesses frustrated and upset.
Bar owners, hair salons, theaters, and gyms are not allowed to have soft openings or have curbside pickup.
On Monday, those owners were hoping to hear good news from Gov. John Bel Edwards. They were hoping to hear from Edwards that Louisiana’s economy is reopening, and everyone goes back to work.



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