K-12 Public Schools and Gatherings of 250+ Closed in Louisiana
A proclamation has officially been signed by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards that officially stops the gathering of more than 250 people until Monday, April 13. This includes all K-12 public schools statewide. This proclamation goes into effect Monday, March 16.
This closing and cancellation is to slow the spread of COVID-19 further across the state. As of mid-day, the state of Louisiana has 33 cases presumed positive of the virus.
The proclamation can be read here from the governor's office.