Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco has died at 76
Sunday, 18 August 2019 Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first female governor who oversaw the state during the strikes and aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, has died Sunday afternoon at age 76. She had been battling cancer, according to her family.
The U.S. national tally of COVID-19 cases stands at more than 2.4 million with nearly 125, 000 deaths. According to Gizmodo, a spike in cases happened when a number of states decided to reopen. Now states like Florida and Texas are reclosing bars or banning the consumption of alcohol at its bars. Kaiser Health News reported that bars in Idaho, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Florida are linked to coronavirus outbreaks.