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Coronavirus cases in Louisiana jumped 42% in one day. On Wednesday, there were 6,424 cases statewide and now the state is reporting 9,150 cases.

There are 1,639 patients in hospitals, including 507 individuals on ventilators, said state officials.

The article goes on to state the following:

Gov. John Bel Edwards tweeted Thursday, “We are doing everything we can to source ventilators and increase our medical capacity & we need everyone else to do everything they can to slow the spread and stay at home. This is going to get worse before it gets better, but how much worse depends on all of us.”

“We have not yet begun to flatten the curve in Louisiana, and we need the people of our great state to be good neighbors, stay at home and socially distance themselves now more than ever,” Edwards added in another tweet.

One graphic shows the chilling spread of coronavirus across the state of Louisiana in the past month:

“Today, I formally extended the Stay at Home order until April 30, as Louisiana works to slow the spread of COVID-19. It is absolutely critical that each Louisianan take this Stay at Home order seriously. Act as if your life depends on it – because it does,” Gov. Edwards warned on Thursday.

“The order means you still cannot gather in groups of more than 10 people. Frankly, you shouldn’t be gathering in groups at all. I’d love to see that Louisiana ingenuity put to use in finding ways to connect without being physically together,” Edwards said.

“We have seen federal modeling data that shows that Louisiana could see more than 1,800 deaths by August. It doesn’t have to be that way. By working together, we can help flatten the curve in Louisiana, but we need all of our people to comply with the order,” he added.

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