Coronavirus in Louisiana: State reporting 280 new cases, 31 new deaths in Saturday’s update, multiple cases rescinded

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BATON ROUGE, La. (May 16, 2020) — The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is now reporting 280 new cases and 31 new deaths across the state. This brings the total number of cases across the state to 34,117 with a total of 2,413 deaths.

In Northeast Louisiana, there were 59 new cases and 3 new death reported. Ouachita Parish is still reporting the most cases and deaths in our area with 931 cases and 31 deaths.

On Saturday, Union Parish reported 3 new deaths.

13 total cases were rescinded in several parishes.

Here is a list of local parishes reporting cases and death:

  • Ouachita Parish – 931 cases, 31 deaths (40 new cases)
  • Franklin Parish – 268 cases, 8 deaths (2 new cases, 0 new deaths)
  • Union Parish – 236 cases, 14 deaths (2 cases were rescinded, 3 new deaths)
  • Lincoln Parish – 119 cases, 13 deaths (3 cases were rescinded, 0 new deaths)
  • Richland Parish – 106 cases, 1 death (no change)
  • Catahoula Parish – 104 cases, 3 death (1 new case)
  • Morehouse Parish – 85 cases, 5 deaths (7 cases were rescinded, no new deaths)
  • Jackson Parish – 68 cases, 9 deaths (1 case was rescinded, 1 new death)
  • Winn Parish – 80 cases, 2 deaths (4 new cases)
  • Concordia Parish – 56 cases, 4 deaths (1 new case)
  • Caldwell Parish – 50 cases (2 new cases)
  • LaSalle Parish – 37 cases (1 new case)
  • East Carroll Parish – 32 cases (6 new cases)
  • Madison Parish – 24 cases (no change)
  • Tensas Parish – 5 cases (1 case rescinded)
  • West Carroll Parish – 12 cases (1 new case)

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