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In a new motion filed this week, an alleged church sex abuse survivor is fighting to unseal church documents.His case, along with more than 30 others, was immediately stayed and moved to Federal court when the Archdiocese filed for bankruptcy in May.
Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng says something different is brewing there. "We can see that with the higher numbers on the dashboard at the Louisiana Department of Health, I see it anecdotally, I see it at our own testing sites, yesterday we reached capacity."
While the rest of Louisiana has already entered into Phase 2 of reopening the economy following the Covid-19 pandemic, New Orleans will start phase 2 Saturday.That means New Orleans restaurants will be able to expand their capacity to 50%.
New Orleans could wait a little longer to enter phase 2 of recovery. The City's Health Department Director, Jennifer Avegno,M.D., says even if the Governor gives the go-ahead for the rest of the state in the next few weeks that could be premature for New Orleans.
Trichelle McDaniel came to Touro's Emergency Room on March 11th with flu-like symptoms. She was 35 weeks pregnant. It was soon discovered she was positive for Covid-19. She went into preterm labor and had to undergo an emergency C-section.
Two local food distribution sites have closed down in the Metro New Orleans area. The Alario Center in Westwego shut down Friday. And, Monday afternoon LaSalle Park in Metairie suspended its operations.