Broome: EBR Moving In Wrong Direction For COVID-19

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East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome says the parish is moving in the wrong direction as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The news comes after health officials reported yesterday that the parish's positivity rate has risen back up to 5%.

Mayor-President Broome says this rise in cases is concerning as much of the country is in the midst of a coronavirus resurgence.

In a statement, Broome said that if the positivity rate continues to rise in the parish they will be forced to shut down again.

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