Public Health Desk

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A bar in Uptown New Orleans and a local Mardi Gras krewe have been reprimanded by the city for violating COVID-19 guidelines and putting New Orleanians in danger.

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New Orleans public schools reported a drop in active COVID-19 cases for the second week in a row, according to new data released Monday afternoon.

Katie Sikora

Shortly after Cherice Harrison-Nelson, otherwise known as Queen Reesie, donned her Mardi Gras feathers and crown in 2020, she began to see many people in her community contract COVID-19.

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NOLA Public Schools suspended mobile testing programs Friday after learning state provided tests could result in false negatives, the district said in a press release.

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Public school classrooms will remain closed for at least another week as New Orleans distances itself from its latest COVID-19 surge.