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The Coronavirus Outbreak Devastates New Orleans, Louisiana


Bourbon Street on February 25. Louisiana announced its first case of COVID-19 a week later.
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Louisiana announced its first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus on March 9. By that point, outbreaks of COVID-19 were already disrupting daily life in New York, Washington, and California, as the number of confirmed cases in the U.S. hit 1,000.

“This is going to continue to get worse for some period of time before it gets better,” Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards said at the time.



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