Lt. Gov. Nungesser says state’s tourism industry lost $2.5 billion, laid off 109k workers due to COVID-19
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – The tourism in Louisiana has taken a large hit from COVID-19.
According to a report by Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser’s office, the impacts from the coronavirus were large. The state lost more than $2.5 billion just from tourism alone, which led to 109,000 jobs lost in the industry.
In Baton Rouge, this problem is compounded