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Last week, New Orleans Public Radio ran a story about the high rate of infection and spread of COVID-19 in New Orleans East. City Councilwoman Cyndi Nguyen, who represents District E, wanted to respond to the piece and discuss efforts to help people in the hard-hit area.

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The number of COVID-19 cases reported over 24 hours in Louisiana spiked again on Thursday and, once again, this is not cause for alarm.

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Louisiana hasn’t “declared victory” and “it’s not mission accomplished,” but Gov. John Bel Edwards said the state will begin its first step towards more normal times on Friday.