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State of Louisiana Coronavirus Updates

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Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health

July 28, 2021 @ 10:58 AM CDT

Emergency Order: State Health Officer Order - Universal Masking

State Health Officer Order - Universal masking at Healthcare Facilities

July 27, 2021 @ 01:50 PM CDT

Louisiana hits record COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

The Louisiana Department of Health announces 6,797 new COVID-19 cases reported to the state since July 26, 2021 -- second highest single-day case count reported since January 6, 2021 (6,882 cases reported that day). Also today, 1,390 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Louisiana.

July 23, 2021 @ 04:11 PM CDT

Gov. Edwards, LDH update COVID-19 guidance, recommending all Louisianans now wear masks indoors for the duration of Louisiana's fourth COVID surge

Today Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Health issued updated guidance recommending that all people, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, wear masks indoors when at least six feet of distancing is not physically possible during the fourth surge of COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Information Fact Sheet for Colleges & Universities Coronavirus Information for First Responders Stop the Spread Information Sheet Common Coronavirus vs COVID-19 Comparisions CDC General COVID-19 Information CDC COVID-19 FAQs LDH PPE Requests LDH COVID-19 FAQs for Louisiana OpenSafely.la.gov Can This Business Open? Mask Wearing Myths