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.
Repairing and replacing the electricity infrastructure Hurricane Laura wrecked could cost between $1.5 billion and $1.7 billion, Entergy estimates.
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Eleven new cases of COVID-19 were reported Thursday in three local parishes by the Louisiana Office of Public Health. Ten were in St. Martin.
The special legislative session that begins Monday is being billed as a tug of war between the Legislature and the governor over the power to impose coronavirus restrictions on the economy.