Five new St. Mary cases of COVID-19 were reported at noon Wednesday, bringing the parish's total to 81 after 312 tests.
St. Martin now has 112 cases and four deaths after 137 tests.
Since food and beverage companies are considered essential, Bayou Teche Brewery in Arnaudville is allowed to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic, although sales are down by more than 50%.
The ongoing regular session of the Louisiana Legislature, scheduled to adjourn no later than 6 p.m. on June 1, remains just as fluid as it was last week.
While Louisiana’s COVID-19 case count appears to be leveling off, Governor John Bel Edwards Tuesday warned of taking slightly better numbers to mean infection rates are diminishing.