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St. Landry Parish begins curfew

St. Landry Parish will begin a parish-wide adult and juvenile curfew every day from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. effective today until April 12 or the end of the state’s Stay at Home Order as part of the response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the coronavirus.
Van Reed, St. Landry director of Emergency Preparedness, said, “This is not an indication of an increase in the spread of the virus. There is no cause for alarm. The curfew is being implemented in conjunction with the statewide stay-at-home order issued by the governor.”

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Dr. Tina Stefanski

2 positive coronavirus tests in St. Landry Parish

A news conference announced the first person in St. Landry Parish had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
That was Thursday morning. By the afternoon a second person in the parish had tested positive for the virus.
Dr. Tina Stefanski with the Louisiana Department of Health announced the positive test at the news conference held in the St. Landry Economic Development office in Opelousas.
Details about the first person who tested positive were not released.


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