Coronavirus Surpasses Gun Violence-Related Deaths In New Orleans

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The number of deaths connected with the coronavirus is passing the number of 2019 homicide victims in metro New Orleans.

According to reports, Orleans Parish's 125 deaths eclipsed the total of 120 killed by gun violence in 2019 in just a month's time.

Louisiana Department of Health officials say the COVID-19 death total for New Orleans stands at 161 as of Sunday.

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