Louisiana will pause coronavirus testing statewide as Tropical Storm Laura approaches, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
"COVID-19 testing will be paused around the state Monday and Tuesday. Depending on the timing of landfall of Tropical Storm Laura, testing may also be paused on Wednesday," a tweet from the Health Department read Monday.
The National Weather Service said Monday, "there is an increasing risk of dangerous storm surge, wind, and rainfall impacts from the upper Texas coast to the north-central Gulf coast beginning Wednesday" from Tropical Storm Laura.
Here's the tweet from the health department: