High school stadiums to move to 50 capacity in parishes with lower percentages of positive COVID-19 tests

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On Thursday, Governor John Bel Edwards said he will sign an order that allows high school football stadiums to move to 50 percent capacity in parishes with less than 5 percent of positive COVID-19 tests for the previous two weeks.

Governor Edwards says there are 26 parishes that qualify including:

  1. Assumption
  2. Avoyelles
  3. Catahoula
  4. East Baton Rouge
  5. East Feliciana
  6. Evangeline
  7. Grant
  8. Iberia
  9. Iberville
  10. Jefferson
  11. Lafayette
  12. Madison
  13. Orleans
  14. Rapides
  15. St. Bernard
  16. St. Charles
  17. St. James
  18. St. John the Baptist
  19. St. Landry
  20. St. Martin
  21. St. Mary
  22. St. Tammany
  23. Terrebonne
  24. Vermilion
  25. West Feliciana
  26. Winn

The increased occupancy will be effective starting Friday, October 23.

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