Governor issues stay-at-home order
Gov. John Bel Edwards has issued a stay at home order for Louisianians during a Sunday afternoon press conference. Trips to the grocery store, convenience store, pharmacy and pick-up by drive-thru at restaurants are still allowed. Food delivery is also allowed as is making medical appointments.
The order, effective thru April 12, begins at 5 p.m. Monday, March 22, but Gov. Edwards urged citizens to start saying home as soon as possible.
As of Sunday the La. Dept. of Health reported 837 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in 36 parishes. Twenty people have succumbed to the illness.