Louisiana officials on Friday temporarily avoided triggering the business tax increases and worker benefit cuts that could be needed to replenish the state’s shrinking unemployment insurance trust
Eight new COVID-19 cases, seven of them in St. Mary, were reported for the 24 hours ending at midday Monday by the Louisiana Office of Public Health.
The Louisiana Office of Public Health reported nine new COVID-19 cases in St. Mary and Assumption and no new cases in St. Martin in the 48 hours ending at midday Sunday.
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.