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Judge Hardee announces closure of Kaplan City Court to public

KAPLAN — Judge F. Stanton Hardee III has announced that Kaplan City Court has been closed, effective March 23.
Hardee said the closure will remain in effect through Monday, April 13, unless further extended by order of the court. Any questions can be answered by calling (337) 643-8116.
Hardee said it is further ordered that all Criminal 72-hour hearings for

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Above is a table of all reported deaths to date.

Above is a table of all reported deaths to date.

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Health has updated its website to reflect the latest number of positives and will continue to update its website at noon each day.

Case count
The Department reports 216 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing total case count to 1,388.

Hospitalization
Currently, 271 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized. Of those, 94 patients require ventilation.

Deaths
The Department reports 12 additional deaths related to COVID-19 since its last update, bringing the total to 46 deaths.

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Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel

BISHOP CLOSES LAFAYETTE DIOCESE OFFICES

LAFAYETTE — Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel has announced new directives for Catholic church parishes throughout the Diocese of Lafayette that became effective at 5 p.m. Monday, in accordance with the “Stay At Home” order issued Sunday by Gov. John Bel Edwards.
Deshotel urges everyone in our area to heed the governor’s order, both in what it requires and in what it seeks to accomplish in order to “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus pandemic.

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2ND CORONAVIRUS CASE IN ACADIA Parish

FROM STAFF REPORTS, THE CROWLEY POST-SIGNAL
CROWLEY — Acadia Parish reported its second positive case of coronavirus Monday afternoon.
The first was reported Saturday evening.
Louisiana has the fastest growth rate of coronavirus cases in the world, Gov. John Bel Edwards said as he issued a “Stay at Home” order during a press conference Sunday afternoon.
The directive went into effect at 5 p.m. Monday

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GOV. EDWARDS REQUESTS MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION FOR LOUISIANA TO COMBAT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards is requesting a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana as the number of cases of COVID-19 grows and the state’s efforts to combat the spread of illness intensifies. The declaration would allow the federal government to provide additional support for state and local agencies in dealing with this growing public health threat.

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