“It was a little disheartening when we got to the border,” Dupont said, “I was not feeling good about the situation. It just left a bad taste in my mouth.”
She was asked to fill out personal information, and agree to quarantine for 14 days.
“I have not seen anybody enforcing. I mean, I’m at a hotel,” Dupont said, “So I am venturing out, but I mean I’m smart about it. I’m social distancing, I’m wearing my mask,” Dupont said.
“I haven’t been in touch with him about this, and you know, you saw some of this in other states too and even Texas was looking at doing that. Ultimately, you can still go to Texas,” Louisiana Representative and U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise said.
“Incidents and new cases is flat or going down, hospitalizations and COVID-like illnesses as well. So we feel like we’re in a good spot. We feel like the state as a whole, really the New Orleans region, in particular, was highly effective at flattening the curve,” Kanter said.
“It’s hard to define high risk. I think that our trajectory is encouraging, but there still is a lot of COVID out there, as there is in a number of states. It’s difficult to compare those from one another,” Kanter said.
“I think the concern is not standing on the beach when you’re within your family and 10, 20, 30 feet from anyone else. That in and of itself is a relatively safe activity. The problem is what you had to do to get there,” said Kanter, “We’re not out of the woods, but we’re in a much better place than we were three or four weeks ago.”
Copyright 2020 WVUE. All rights reserved.