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Coronavirus in Louisiana: 512,843 cases statewide, 10,900 deaths

Posted: Jul 23, 2021 11:56 AM

As of Friday, July 23, 2021, according to the Louisiana Department of Health, Louisiana has 512,843 COVID-19 cases across the state with 10,900 deaths resulting from COVID-19.

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Edwards Calls for Return to Masks Indoors Amid COVID Spike

Updated: Jul 23, 2021 4:23 PM

Gov. John Bel Edwards is encouraging everyone, whether vaccinated or not, to wear masks indoors if they can’t stay distanced from others.

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Opelousas General Health System Updates Visitor Policy Due to COVID Case Increase

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Second Round of Shot At A Million Winners Announced

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This month for our “Year of Service”, News15 is very proud to be partnering with Faith House of Acadiana!

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Ochsner Health to require employees vaccinate when FDA grants final approval

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COVID-19 Vaccination Locations Around Acadiana

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Fbi And Jpso Requesting The Public’s Assistance To Identify The Suspect From A Capital One Bank Robbery

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LA 176 (Moss Street) Northbound & Southbound at I-10, Lafayette Parish, Lane Closures

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Crowley Council Looks to Take Meeting Control Away From Mayor

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Rayne Man Arrested For Murder; Two Wanted

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Why the U.S. will have two flag bearers for the first time

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New iberia Parish Coroner Identifies Victims in Mississippi Street Shooting

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The Tokyo Olympic Games are here! Here's everything you need to know

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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know The Olympics?

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Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron at Tokyo Opening Ceremony 

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Cinema On The Bayou Gearing Up In-Person Festival

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LCG Announces Emergency Bridge Closure

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Woman Arrested on Warrants for Three Counts of Kidnapping

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LDWF Agents Investigating Vessel Fatality in Lafourche Parish

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette Offers Spelling Bee Champion Zaila Avant-garde a Full-Ride Scholarship

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Downtown Alive Releases All Star Lineup

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Lafayette Parish School System Starts August 12th on a A-Day/B-Day Schedule

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Routine Patrol Leads to Drug Arrests

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'Disheartened' medical staffs stretched, again, by COVID-19

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