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4,778 New Covid-19 Cases Reported in Louisiana , Hospitalizations Continue to Increase

Updated: Aug 4, 2021 12:04 PM

As of Wednesday, August 4, 2021, according to the Louisiana Department of Health, Louisiana has 562,319 COVID-19 cases across the state with 11,129 deaths resulting from COVID-19.

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As Delta Variant Rages Louisiana Vaccination Rates Up 400 Percent

Posted: Aug 5, 2021 9:53 AM

Louisiana vaccination rates are up 400% in recent weeks as the Delta Variant surges.

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Mask Mandate Issued for Catholic schools in the Diocese of Lafayette

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Crime Stoppers Tip Leads To Arrest Of Catalytic Converter Thief

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City of Opelousas Issued a Boil Water Advisory for Areas Southbound of Creswell Lane

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Geaux 4 Kids Visited Every Troop Location in the State to Deliver Geaux Bags

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COVID-19 Vaccination Locations Around Acadiana

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Port Barre Man Wanted on Attempted Second Degree Murder in Osage Street Shooting

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LSU to Require Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Proof of Vaccination for All Students and Employees

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New and Vibrant Building Looks to Enhance Learning at The Music Box

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Healing House Named Non-Profit of The Month

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How will Covid-19 affect student's this upcoming school year?

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LEDA hosts their 26th Annual Job Fair at the Cajundome

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Acadiana parents voice concerns for the upcoming school year

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Locals react to Louisiana's new marijuana decriminalization law

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Gov. Edwards Praises New Federal Eviction Moratorium

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St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office Issues New Restrictions Due to COVID Surge

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2020 Tokyo Olympics: What To Watch Tonight

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Generac Recalls Portable Generators Due to Finger Amputation and Crushing Hazards

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Local organization hosts a day of pray in Opelousas

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Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Announce Temporary Modifications Regarding Statewide Mask Mandate

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Kennedy offers amendment to send disaster aid to southwest Louisiana, Senate blocks it

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“Cajun Heartland Bridal Fair” Returning To Cajundome October 10

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California Man Arrested for Third Degree Feticide After Driving While Intoxicated

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La Table Française Postponed Due To COVID-19 Conditions

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