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With New Orleans’ COVID-19 percent positivity rate last week at 4 percent, down from 5.9 reported the previous week, the city will lift most of the Modified Phase 1 restrictions currently in place and move back into a Modified Phase 2 beginning at 6 a.m. Friday.

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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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COVID-19 vaccines will be sent to 324 providers in all 64 Louisiana Parishes this week, the Louisiana Department of Health announced Monday.

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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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After transitioning most students to online-only instruction two weeks ago, New Orleans public school officials are expected to revisit their decision Thursday.