Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards addresses reporters during a briefing on the state’s efforts against the coronavirus pandemic in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Monday, May 4, 2020.
By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana bars may reopen indoors, restaurants may hold more Customers and churches will not have capacity limits for worship services, under the relaxed coronavirus rules announced by Governor John Bel Edwards on Tuesday.
The relaxed “phase 3” restrictions – which come as new COVID-19 cases in Louisiana and hospitalizations continue to decline – will come into effect statewide Wednesday, unless a local mayor or a ward president does not enact more stringent limits. The Louisiana state mask mandate, in place since July, will remain.
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