Monday, 27 April 2020 Gov. John Bel Edwards is extending Louisiana's stay-at-home order through May 15. He said Monday that some regions of the state haven't shown enough progress in fighting the coronavirus outbreak to lessen widespread restrictions. (April 27)
The U.S. national tally of COVID-19 cases stands at more than 2.4 million with nearly 125, 000 deaths. According to Gizmodo, a spike in cases happened when a number of states decided to reopen. Now states like Florida and Texas are reclosing bars or banning the consumption of alcohol at its bars. Kaiser Health News reported that bars in Idaho, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Florida are linked to coronavirus outbreaks.