“It’s something that is quite a challenge and that family engagement can make such a tremendous difference in their daily lives." NEW ORLEANS — At Poydras Home on Magazine Street in New Orleans, the news of in-person visits is creating a lot of excitement. “The phones were ringing, emails were flooding...
Each flag represents 10 people in the U.S. who have died due to the pandemic. The U.S. has the largest death toll by far of any country. Flags were planted on the grounds near the Washington Monument Tuesday to mark the grim milestone of 200,000 people dead from the coronavirus in...
The bleak milestone is by far the highest confirmed death toll from the coronavirus in the world. And new deaths are running at close to 770 a day on average. Editor's note: The video above was first published on Aug. 31, 2020. The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000...
Use the map below to see where all of the cases of the coronavirus in Louisiana have been reported so far. NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Department of Health has reported 5.172 deaths and 160,283 diagnosed cases of COVID-19. 145,570 people in the state have presumptively recovered from the disease.  A person...
Use the map below to see where all of the cases of the coronavirus in Louisiana have been reported so far. NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Department of Health has reported 5.172 deaths and 160,283 diagnosed cases of COVID-19. 145,570 people in the state have presumptively recovered from the disease.  A person...
Nursing homes in Louisiana will be able to welcome visitors again if they meet certain criteria. NEW ORLEANS — Federal, and soon Louisiana, guidelines are opening the door for visitation at nursing homes, after six months of lockdown.  “We’re kind of on pins and needles just waiting to hear how and...
“We need to follow the governor’s lead. We need to join the people, that’s what the reality is. It’s no longer us by ourselves fighting this virus,” said Rubenstein. NEW ORLEANS — The owners of Rubensteins clothing store at the corner of Canal and St. Charles say business is down...
The number increased by 10 million in just over a month; global cases passed 20 million on August 12. Confirmed cases of the coronavirus have topped 30 million worldwide, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. The worldwide count of known COVID-19 infections climbed past 30 million on Thursday, with more...
The attractions must also meet all other Phase 3 requirements for businesses, including the mandatory mask mandate. BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office approved new standards required for haunted houses amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Even though the state moved into Phase 3 reopening, Governor John Bel...
Negotiations remain far apart. All the key players in the entrenched impasse over a COVID-19 rescue package instead focused their energies on finger-pointing. WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — President Donald Trump parachuted into the coronavirus aid debate Wednesday, upbraiding his Republican allies for proposing too small of a relief package and...