Louisiana And Mississippi Were Overwhelmed By COVID-19 Cases. Then Ida Struck

Louisiana was already battling its fourth coronavirus surge — and worst one yet — when Ida struck. Here’s what that means for hospitals, patients and those seeking shelter (and coronavirus tests):There were 2,450 people hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Saturday, according to Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, who noted that hospitalizations decreased 20% over the previous 10 days but still remained higher than at any point during the pandemic. NPR, Read More.

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