The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed two more cases of a mutation of COVID-19 that was first detected in the United Kingdom.

Georgia Washington, 79, has spent most of her pandemic days quarantining at home. But she stays busy by cooking some of her favorite foods: red beans, mustard greens, green beans and fish, “sometimes fried, sometimes not.”

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Since classrooms reopened in late September, the district has recorded 559 cases of COVID-19, according to new data released Monday.

406 Providers In Louisiana Will Receive Vaccines This Week

Feb 1, 2021
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COVID-19 vaccine doses are on their way to 406 providers in all 64 of the state’s parishes this week, the Louisiana Department of Health announced Monday.

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Citing the city’s improving health trends, New Orleans public school officials announced Wednesday that many students will be allowed to resume in-person instruction as early as next week.