The Louisiana Office of Public Health reported 15 new COVID cases in three local parishes for the 24 hours ending at midday Friday. One new COVID-related fatality was reported in St. Martin.
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Brad Stansbury, right, talks with Timmy T’s owner Nathan Bourque Thursday afternoon on the patio at the bar. Bars were allowed to reopen at 25% capacity in St. Mary Parish Wednesday after the parish dropped below a 5% COVID-19 positivity rate that was required by Gov. John Bel Edwards to reopen.
Timmy T’s owner Nathan Bourque has waited for Wednesday’s announcement for a long time.
Eleven new cases of COVID-19 were reported Thursday in three local parishes by the Louisiana Office of Public Health. Ten were in St. Martin.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an article by local Centers for Disease Control Sentinel Physician Dr. Robert P. Blereau of Morgan City.
The special legislative session that begins Monday is being billed as a tug of war between the Legislature and the governor over the power to impose coronavirus restrictions on the economy.