More than 100 new COVID cases were reported in St. Mary, St. Martin and Assumption in the 48 hours ending at midday Sunday. One new COVID fatality was reported in St. Mary.
Thirty-two new COVID-19 cases, about two-thirds of them in St. Mary, were reported in three local parishes for the 24 hours ending at midday Friday.
The number of new COVID-19 cases in three local parishes continued to show a downward trend Thursday, but three new COVID fatalities were reported for St. Martin.
St. Mary Parish public school students in grades 3-12 will receive their laptops the week of Aug. 10, while laptops will be available to lower grades as they come in.
LSU’s Stephenson Disaster Management Institutewas entrusted last May with ramping up the state’s contact tracing program with a $1 million contract from the Louisiana Department of Health, or LDH.