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State of Louisiana Coronavirus Updates

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Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health

January 23, 2021 @ 05:27 PM CDT

LDH confirms COVID-19 outbreak connected to Louisiana Classic Wrestling Tournament

The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed an outbreak connected to Louisiana Classic Wrestling Tournament held at Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales on January 15-16, 2021. The Department has received more than 20 reports of athletes, staff and attendees testing positive for COVID-19.

January 22, 2021 @ 05:35 PM CDT

Louisiana Department of Health announces COVID-19 testing for week of January 25-30

The more contagious U.K. variant of COVID-19 has been identified in Louisiana, and all Louisianans need to take precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones. Avoid gatherings of individuals not part of your households, work from home remotely when possible, wear a mask, practice social distancing and good hand hygiene, and stay home if sick.

January 22, 2021 @ 12:07 PM CDT

In response to third COVID surge, Louisiana launches COVID Defense

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards announced the launch of COVID Defense, Louisiana's exposure notification mobile application for Google and Android phones to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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