Plaquemines Parish President Tests Positive For COVID-19

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Plaquemines Parish President Kirk Lepine says he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Lepine announced the diagnosis yesterday, saying he has placed himself into isolation and will follow all CDC guidelines.

Lepine also said that parish operations would not be affected by his absence and will continue to operate smoothly.

He did not say where he may have contracted the virus and did not provide an update on his symptoms.

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