330 PM LRN News

An Ochsner COVID-19 study of 25,000 Jefferson and Orleans Parish residents finds those who are asymptomatic were still highly contagious, and shedding a lot of virus.

9 (07) “…symtomatic.”

That’s Dr. Amy Feehan who says they also discovered the infection fatality rate was 1.63 percent, which is about ten to forty times more deadly than the most recent flu.

Republican and Democratic legislative leaders look back on a busy regular and special session with each saying they managed to secure a couple key victories for their constituents. Republicans are taking a victory lap over tort reform legislation that appears likely to be signed by the Governor, and Democrats are celebrating 250 dollar checks that will head to essential workers, but House Democratic Caucus Chairman Sam Jenkins says the session did have its drawbacks.

Cut 6 (08) “…down the line.”

TV viewers in Shreveport and Monroe who use the antenna will need to rescan their television sets so they will we able to receive local channels. FCC Chair Jean Kiddo explains why.

Cut 10 (10) “…consumers.”

For more information, you can go to fcc.gov/rescan or call 1-888-CALL-FCC for assistance.

Governor Edwards continues to stress the importance of wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Edwards insists mask usage is vital to moving Louisiana forward and says if we don’t get off of the current trajectory, even more restrictions will have to be put into place.

Cut 15 (13) “…in a hospital” 

Edwards is begging residents to avoid large crowds for the 4th.