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The latest on the spread of coronavirus in New Orleans and across Louisiana today, March 31.

Many of us are cooped up in our homes, looking for things to do — and maybe taking more notice of the birds.

Turns out, whether you live in the city or the country, this is the perfect time to do some bird watching.

New Orleans is consolidating its drive-through test sites for the coronavirus. The move is a response to a slow-down in traffic, and the need to consolidate resources, city officials said on Monday.

Diabetes is the No. 1 underlying condition in people who have died of COVID-19 in Louisiana, the state health department reported Monday.

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Louisiana law enforcement agencies and prosecutors say they’re concerned that the statewide stay-at-home order combined with the high stress of the coronavirus outbreak could lead to a spike in domestic violence incidents.

The latest on the spread of coronavirus in New Orleans and across Louisiana today, March 30.

The latest on the spread of coronavirus in New Orleans and across Louisiana today, March 27.

New Orleans is a city of social closeness — of parades, of sweaty dance floors, of social clubs, of tourist attractions teeming with bodies.

And now it’s a city with the highest rate of deaths from COVID-19 per capita.

Dr. Jeff Elder was an intern at Charity Hospital when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. He figured that would be the biggest emergency he’d deal with in his career.

He was wrong.

The latest on the spread of coronavirus in New Orleans and across Louisiana today, March 26.

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