NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans officials Tuesday honored and remembered the lives of nearly 700 people lost due to Coronavirus.
The ceremony was held at 4:30 p.m. n Jan. 19. The city encouraged people to leave tokens to remember their loved ones at the gate and steps.
The city plans to continue honoring the lives lost to the virus in a permanent memorial.
Mayor Cantrell says people of the city should grieve the lives lost while also engaging in the work to prevent more loss by keeping up safety mitigation efforts.
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