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As of February 24, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 941 and there have been 25 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
The total number of cases reported to the state as of Thursday is 1,224,969. The current total death count is 16,582.
On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.
Of new COVID cases Thursday, LDH says 110 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 63,012 total reinfections have been reported to the state.
LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 62 percent of cases and 53 percent of deaths from February 10 to February 16, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 68 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.
LDH is reporting an additional 5,986 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,972,238 doses, including 2,420,088 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,922 vaccine series have been initiated and 284,035 (46.87% of the population) have been completed. A total of 945,949 “extra doses” have been administered.
Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.
LDH reports that 623 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 34 from Wednesday). Of those patients, 65 were on ventilators (down 6 from Wednesday).
Across Acadiana, there were 112 new cases and 4 new deaths reported since Wednesday.
Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)
See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here.
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FROM WEDNESDAY:
As of February 23, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 961 and there have been 40 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
The total number of cases reported to the state as of Wednesday is 1,224,028. The current total death count is 16,557.
On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.
Of new COVID cases Wednesday, LDH says 128 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 62,902 total reinfections have been reported to the state.
LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 62 percent of cases and 53 percent of deaths from February 10 to February 16, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 68 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.
LDH is reporting an additional 5,804 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,966,252 doses, including 2,416,494 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,671 vaccine series have been initiated and 283,716 (46.81% of the population) have been completed. A total of 941,301 “extra doses” have been administered.
Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.
LDH reports that 657 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 44 from Tuesday). Of those patients, 71 were on ventilators (down 3 from Tuesday).
Across Acadiana, there were 161 new cases and 9 new deaths reported since Tuesday.
Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)
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FROM TUESDAY:
As of February 22, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,574 and there have been 53 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
The total number of cases reported to the state as of Tuesday is 1,223,067. The current total death count is 16,518.
On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.
Of new COVID cases Tuesday, LDH says 199 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 62,774 total reinfections have been reported to the state.
LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 64 percent of cases and 60 percent of deaths from February 2 to February 9, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 70 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.
LDH is reporting an additional 5,804 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,966,252 doses, including 2,416,494 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,671 vaccine series have been initiated and 283,716 (46.81% of the population) have been completed. A total of 941,301 “extra doses” have been administered.
Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.
LDH reports that 701 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 30 from Monday). Of those patients, 74 were on ventilators (no change from Monday).
Across Acadiana, there were 366 new cases and 12 new deaths reported since Monday.
Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)
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FROM MONDAY:
As of February 21, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,029 and there have been 65 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
The total number of cases reported to the state as of Monday is 1,221,493. The current total death count is 16,465.
On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.
Of new COVID cases Monday, LDH says 228 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 62,575 total reinfections have been reported to the state.
LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 64 percent of cases and 60 percent of deaths from February 2 to February 9, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 69 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.
LDH is reporting an additional 5,804 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,966,252 doses, including 2,416,494 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,671 vaccine series have been initiated and 283,716 (46.81% of the population) have been completed. A total of 941,301 “extra doses” have been administered.
Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.
LDH reports that 731 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 164 from Friday). Of those patients, 74 were on ventilators (down 19 from Friday).
Across Acadiana, there were 643 new cases and 8 new deaths reported since Friday.
Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)
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FROM FRIDAY:
As of February 18, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,202 and there have been 47 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
The total number of cases reported to the state as of Friday is 1,219,464. The current total death count is 16,400.
On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.
Of new COVID cases Friday, LDH says 150 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 62,347 total reinfections have been reported to the state.
LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 64 percent of cases and 60 percent of deaths from February 2 to February 9, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 69 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.
LDH is reporting an additional 6,422 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,960,448 doses, including 2,413,065 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,452 vaccine series have been initiated and 283,389 (46.76% of the population) have been completed. A total of 936,924 “extra doses” have been administered.
Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.
LDH reports that 895 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 61 from Thursday). Of those patients, 93 were on ventilators (down 13 from Wednesday).
Across Acadiana, there were 215 new cases and 8 new deaths reported since Wednesday.
Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)
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FROM THURSDAY:
As of February 17, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,872 and there have been 49 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
The total number of cases reported to the state as of Thursday is 1,218,262. The current total death count is 16,353.
On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.
Of new COVID cases Thursday, LDH says 255 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 62,197 total reinfections have been reported to the state.
LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 64 percent of cases and 60 percent of deaths from February 2 to February 9, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 67 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.
LDH is reporting an additional 6,422 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,960,448 doses, including 2,413,065 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,452 vaccine series have been initiated and 283,389 (46.76% of the population) have been completed. A total of 936,924 “extra doses” have been administered.
Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.
LDH reports that 956 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 66 from Wednesday). Of those patients, 106 were on ventilators (down 2 from Wednesday).
Across Acadiana, there were 212 new cases and 12 new deaths reported since Wednesday.
Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)
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