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COVID-19: Delta Variant Update (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-07-16

Duration: 00:04:38

Subjects: Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Vaccines


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • O'Neal, Catherine Interviewee
  • Avegno, Jennifer Speaker
  • Tidwell, Beau Speaker


This segment from the July 16, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the increase in COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, cases in Louisiana due to the delta variant. Her report includes an interview with Dr. Catherine O’Neal, the chief medical officer at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, and highlights from a press conference with Dr. Jennifer Avegno, the director of the New Orleans Health Department, and Beau Tidwell of the New Orleans Mayor’s Office.