According to a Facebook post made by the Ville Platte Police Department, bars in Evangeline parish must close and cease all on premise consumption, effective immediately.
Records indicated that Evangeline Parish opted into Phase Three on October 1st. In accordance with Governor’s proclamation, any parish that opts into Phase Three but subsequently exceed 10% positivity for two consecutive weeks, bars in that parish must be closed for on premises consumption, unless and until the percent positivity decreases to 5% or less for two consecutive weeks.
LDH Region 4
Percent Positivity (10/29 - 11/4) 10.40
Percent Positivity (11/5 - 11/11) 10.10
Considering the above, Evangeline Parish is no longer eligible to opt into Phase Three. Accordingly, the bars in the parish must close and cease all on premise consumption, effective immediately.