The Louisiana Office of Public Health reported 64 new COVID-19 positives among St. Mary, St. Martin and Assumption people for the 24 hours ending at midday Monday.
Priests lead people across a bridge in Leonville as part of a recent Fête-Dieu du Teche observance. This year's Fête will petition for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is scheduled for Aug. 15. The boat procession will travel 40 miles down Bayou Teche. The event also will mark the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The sixth annual Fête-Dieu du Teche will petition God for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Four new COVID-related deaths were reported for St. Mary and St. Martin in the 48 hours ending at midday Sunday, the Louisiana Office of Public Health said.
The number of new COVID-19 patients was relatively low Friday in St. Mary, St. Martin and Assumption parishes, according to the Louisiana Department of Health's midday report.
Sixty new COVID-19 positives were reported for three local parishes Thursday along with three new fatalities in St. Mary and St. Martin.