Passengers from an ill-fated South American cruise are anxious to disembark once they reach Florida, but Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state’s health care resources are already stretched too thin to take on another ship’s coronavirus caseload.
Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China, where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the U.S. and Britain are bracing for incoming waves of desperately ill people.
The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) will temporarily restructure its daily fixed-route service beginning Sunday, April 5 in response to the ongoing Stay at Home order from Governor John Bel Edwards.
The Louisiana Lottery’s Baton Rouge headquarters, regional prize payment offices and distribution center will remain closed through the end of April in order to comply with the Governor’s extended stay-at-home mandate which also directs state office buildings to be closed to the public.
One day after making headlines for describing 2020 as Drew Brees’ “final season," Sean Payton spoke in detail about his veteran quarterback’s status, how Payton is feeling after his Coronavirus diagnosis and the unique offseason unfolding.
Mid-Tap, a bar and grill in Baton Rouge known for its wide variety of self-serve beer taps, is holding a fundraiser to benefit cancer patients and employees of Mid-Tap currently experiencing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.