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Latest from the Louisiana Department of Health

November 25, 2020 @ 10:57 AM CDT

LANG-operated COVID-19 testing sites to close for Thanksgiving

COVID-19 testing sites operated by the Louisiana National Guard will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal hours will resume on Monday, December 1.

November 24, 2020 @ 07:09 PM CDT

Gov. Edwards: Louisiana steps back to Phase 2 as COVID cases and hospitalizations rise

The Governor's updated Phase 2 proclamation, which is slightly modified from the summer, takes effect on Wednesday, November 25. It calls for reducing occupancy at some businesses, decreasing gathering sizes, limiting indoor consumption at many bars and urges everyone in Louisiana to avoid gatherings with people outside of their everyday households.

November 20, 2020 @ 10:45 AM CDT

Health department reports COVID backlog, as cases, hospitalizations and percent positivity increase

Due to a processing error in the electronic lab reporting system, LDH will report a backlog of 2,538 COVID cases on 69,125 tests reported to the state.

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