Coronavirus in Louisiana: 442 new cases, 14 new deaths reported on Tuesday

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BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Health reported 442 new cases and 14 new deaths on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, bringing the total number of cases to 450,279 and the total number of deaths to 10,255.

The number of probable cases rose by 129 to 66,757 on Tuesday while the total number of confirmed cases rose by 323 to a total of 383,522. The number of probable deaths increased by 4 for a total of 879 and the total number of confirmed deaths rose by 10 to 9,376. As stated on the LDH website, the new case increase may not match the difference between today’s total cases and the previous update because of the daily removal of newly identified duplicates and out-of-state cases.

Hospitalizations increased by 22 on Tuesday and the use of ventilators went up by 5. This brings the total number of hospitalized patients to 330 with 49 on ventilators.

The Louisiana Department of Health began reporting COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday, December 22, 2020. On Monday, April 12, 2021, the LDH reported 103,298 new vaccinations since Thursday, April 8, 2021. Of those new vaccinations, 46,526 received their first doses while 68,103 received their second and final dose. So far, 2,255,300 doses have been administered in total. 2,214 healthcare providers across the state are participating in the vaccinations. This information will be updated on Mondays and Thursdays.

In Northeast Louisiana, 38 new cases were reported while 9 cases were rescinded. Ouachita Parish is still reporting the most cases and deaths in our area with 16,363 total confirmed cases and 402 total confirmed deaths.

Here is a list of local parishes reporting confirmed cases and deaths:

  • Ouachita Parish – 16,363 cases, 402 deaths (18 new cases)
  • Lincoln Parish – 3,327 cases, 84 deaths (1 rescinded case)
  • Morehouse Parish – 2,390 cases, 70 deaths (2 rescinded cases)
  • Franklin Parish – 2,372 cases, 105 deaths (no change)
  • Union Parish –2,024 cases, 70 deaths (5 new cases)
  • Richland Parish – 1,982 cases, 42 deaths (1 new case)
  • Concordia Parish –1,588 cases, 45 deaths (3 new cases)
  • Madison Parish –1,517 cases, 33 deaths (1 rescinded case)
  • Jackson Parish –1,454 cases, 45 deaths (2 rescinded cases)
  • Winn Parish –1,152 cases, 33 deaths (5 new cases)
  • West Carroll Parish –1,092 cases, 38 deaths (1 rescinded case)
  • La Salle Parish –933 cases, 25 deaths (1 rescinded case)
  • East Carroll Parish –885 cases, 20 deaths (1 new case)
  • Catahoula Parish –881 cases, 33 deaths (4 new cases)
  • Caldwell Parish – 768 cases, 24 deaths (1 rescinded case)
  • Tensas Parish –317 cases, 6 deaths (1 new case)

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