Watch: City officials discuss increase in COVID-19 cases in Jefferson Parish


GRETNA, La. (WGNO) — On Tuesday morning, Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng held a press conference to address the rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

There have been 916 new cases and 1 death reported in Jefferson Parish since Friday (positivity rate of 15.35%).

President Sheng made a point to list the following hot spots in Jefferson Parish:

  • Kenner, in the Grand Lake Estates area
  • Metairie, from David Drive to W. Esplanade and Causeway to W. Napoleon
  • Terrytown
  • Marrero
  • Woodmere

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