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COVID-19: Delta Surge (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-08-13

Duration: 00:04:49

Subjects: Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Minsky, Louis Interviewee
  • Kamil, Jeremy Interviewee


This segment from the August 13, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the ongoing fourth surge of COVID-19 due to the delta variant, including a record-breaking number of hospitalizations. She interviews Dr. Louis Minsky, the chief of staff at Baton Rouge General Hospital, and Dr. Jeremy Kamil, a virologist at LSU Health Shreveport.