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Posted on: April 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] April 13, 2020 COVID-19 Update

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The Plaquemines Parish Government is monitoring COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Residents are asked to monitor local media for more information as it becomes available.


News from Plaquemines Parish Government

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        April 13, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

The Plaquemines Parish Government is monitoring COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Residents are asked to monitor local media for more information as it becomes available. For COVID-19 Testing, residents may go to Plaquemines Medical Center. The public is advised to take regular CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) precautions & protective measures at this time

Key Messages

One hundred forty (140) Positive Cases and eleven (11) deaths as of April 13, 2020

PMC: 118 test performed, counting the nine that were done on the Eastbank last week.

68 negatives, 43 positives, and seven test pending results.

Economic Development released new resources for residents; If you know a resource and would like to add it to the list, please provide a title, paragraph description, and link—send to jduplessis@ppgov.net

Parish-wide curfew in place 10 PM-5 AM

9-1-1 is for life-threatening emergencies only.

Stay safe when doing essential activities:

Shopping for Supplies: send only one family member, wash hands before and after shopping, don’t touch your face, and avoid close contact with others.

Food Delivery: avoid close contact with others, use sanitizing wipes, wash your hands before and after deliveries, request deliveries be left outside your door, disinfect all packaging.

Essential Work: disinfect work area often, avoid close contact with others, and meet virtually.

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