Saturday, April 4 COVID-19  Update: Natchitoches Parish has 15 cases, Sabine Parish has four

Natchitoches Parish reported cases of coronavirus  have  jumped to 15 while Sabine Parish remains steady at four, according to  data provided by   the Louisiana Department of Health website  as of 12:40 p.m. Saturday, April 4.

And statewide cases  total 12,496, which is an increase of 2,199 from yesterday. Cameron, Tensas and West Carroll parishes are  the only  communities  in the state with no reported cases, while Orleans and Jefferson parishes have over 3,000 cases each.

Folks are reminded Governor John Bel Edwards  has extended  his stay at home order through April 30. Only leave your home if it is necessary for essential work or for essential items.   And when you are  out  purchasing essential items, maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from others to help prevent the spread of the illness.

Additionally, the town of Many has issued a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.  which means folks cannot be on the city streets including Hwy. 6, Hwy. 171 and San Antonio Ave  during those hours. Exceptions include those going to and coming from a job that is  defined as essential, and emergency situations.

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