As the number of coronavirus cases across the state grows, questions loom over whether people are following public health measures — and if not, how much worse the virus’s growth could become.
That, in turn, raises questions about the ongoing national response to the virus. For more, reporter Rosemary Westwood spoke with Senator Bill Cassidy.
Editors note: Due to an editing error, and earlier version of this interview that aired on Friday did not correct a claim by Sen. Cassidy, that Louisiana’s hospitalizations have been flattened. In fact, they have risen. The complete interview is below.