The State of Louisiana issued a "mask order"
On July 11, local time, Louisiana Governor John Bell Edwards said at a press conference that Louisiana will implement a "mask order" throughout the state, targeting all 8-year-olds and above person.
Edwards also announced that bars in Louisiana will stop indoor consumption. The executive order containing these new regulations will be signed on that day and will come into effect on July 13.
The number of newly diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in Louisiana has risen in recent weeks, setting a record for the highest number of new cases in a single day since the outbreak occurred on July 10. (Gu Xiang, CCTV reporter)