During the Calcasieu emergency briefing earlier today, it was confirmed that Calcasieu Parish now has a confirmed case of the virus. Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh or the Department of Health confirmed the first case. There are no details on the patient, nor where they are receiving care. Dr. Cavanaugh did say the patient is being kept in isolation.

During the briefing, she reminded us all to continue to "socially distance" ourselves, make sure to keep our hands clean, and keep taking this situation very seriously.

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