Two day streak ends as COVID-19 death occurs in Jefferson Parish

Joint Parish no-death streak ends at two days.  2-days for Jefferson, 4 days for Orleans
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The Joint Parish no-death streak ends at two days.  2-days for Jefferson, 4 days for Orleans. 

In all 19 new cases have been reported in the two parishes with the largest numbers of COVID-19 infections.  

According to the Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate, the state has averaged well below 400 new cases a day.  

However, reporting issues have shown spikes as older tests have revealed cases from the past.  

The death ends a 2-day streak Jefferson had gone without a victim succumbing to the disease.