Sixteen new COVID-19 cases were reported at midday Tuesday for St. Mary and St. Martin parishes by the Louisiana Office of Public Health. No new fatalities were reported locally.
Fourteen new COVID-19 cases and one death were reported between midday Friday and midday Monday in St. Mary and Assumption parishes. St. Martin's case count was adjusted downward by one.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday said Louisiana would remain in Phase 3 of the White House-approved restrictions meant to control the spread of COVID-19 until Nov. 6.
One new COVID-19 case was reported in St. Martin and one fatality was reported for St. Mary in Friday's update from the Louisiana Office of Public Health.
Three local parishes had 26 newly reported COVID-19 cases and one fatality in the 24 hours leading to midday Thursday, according to the Louisiana Office of Public Health.