East Baton Rouge Parish has its first confirmed case of coronavirus, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced Tuesday afternoon.
“City-Parish and our COVID-19 healthcare partners are ready for this,” said Mayor Broome. “I want every member of the public to understand the critical role they play at this point – that is to follow the guidance we have been communicating and reiterating. It is vital that residents adhere to practicing social distancing and self-isolation if you have symptoms.”
As of this morning, Louisiana had reported 171 cases statewide.