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New Orleans will move back to a modified version of Phase 1 at 6 a.m. Friday in response to the soaring rate of positive COVID-19 tests and hospitalizations.

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The Louisiana Department of Health is asking hospitals with excess COVID-19 vaccine doses to begin administering them to patients who fit into the Tier 1B vaccination group.

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Addressing the public for the first time since the holidays, New Orleans Health Director Dr. Jennifer Avegno said the city is “in a really dangerous spot.”

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More than 100 Louisiana pharmacies will start receiving the state’s first batches of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Monday.

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Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Thursday that an additional 640,000 Louisianans will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines when the state enters the next stage of distribution next week.