10:30 LRN Newscast April 25

Governor John Bel Edwards could announce on Monday new restrictions on residents and businesses that will go into effect on May 1st. Public Affairs Research Council President Robert Travis Scott says a big question is whether Louisiana’s coronavirus testing capacity can stay ahead of the epidemic…
cut 4 (11) “…of reopening”

Edwards says the state is ramping up COVID testing capacity with the goal of being able to perform 200,000 tests in a month by May. Edwards says the minimum testing capacity needed to enter Phase One of reopening the economy is 140-150,000 tests a month.
Cut 11 (09) “…everyday”

The Saints 2020 draft class consists of just three players, but the franchise believes it will be a successful class. In the first round New Orleans drafted Cesar Ruiz, a center from Michigan and then traded multiple picks to select two players in the third round, Wisconsin linebacker Zack Baun and Dayton tight end Adam Trautman. G-M Mickey Loomis says it’s about the quality of the picks, not how many you made…
cut 16 (25) “…find there”
Trautman had 70 catches for 916 yards and 14 T-Ds last season at Dayton, while Baun registered 12.5 sacks and one interception at Wisconsin.