Coronavirus in Louisiana: State reports 2,276 new cases, 34 new deaths, and 2,538 backlogged cases on Friday

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BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Health reported 2,276 new cases and 34 new deaths on Friday, November 20, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 207,039 and the total number of confirmed deaths to 5,985 for the state.

The LDH also reported 2,538 backlogged cases on Friday. The backlogged cases were collected across the state between September 12 and November 18. According to the LDH,  of the 2,538 total backlog, 1,038 COVID cases date back to Halloween.

The total number of probable cases reported as of Friday, November 20 sits at 9,670 while the number of probable deaths reported is 248.

In Northeast Louisiana, 1,245 new cases and 7 new deaths were reported. 872 of the newly reported cases from the Monroe area are backlogged cases, according to the LDH. Ouachita Parish is still reporting the most cases and deaths in our area with 8,925 total confirmed cases and 184 total confirmed deaths.

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

  • Ouachita Parish – 8,925 cases, 184 deaths (528 new cases, 1 new death)
  • Lincoln Parish – 2,074 cases, 54 deaths (61 new cases, 1 new death)
  • Franklin Parish – 1,621 cases, 55 deaths (106 new cases)
  • Union Parish – 1,253 cases, 54 deaths (10 new cases)
  • Morehouse Parish – 1,152 cases, 30 deaths (73 new cases)
  • Richland Parish – 1,147 cases, 22 deaths (105 new cases)
  • Jackson Parish – 1.022 cases, 25 deaths (35 new cases)
  • Madison Parish – 996 cases, 11 deaths (33 new cases)
  • Concordia Parish – 844 cases, 19 deaths (81 new cases)
  • Winn Parish – 833 cases, 24 deaths (35 new cases, 1 new death)
  • East Carroll Parish – 667 cases, 8 deaths (11 new cases, 1 new death)
  • La Salle Parish – 615 cases, 13 deaths (7 new cases)
  • West Carroll Parish – 529 cases, 17 deaths (66 new cases, 1 new death)
  • Caldwell Parish – 529 cases, 6 deaths (59 new cases, 1 new death)
  • Catahoula Parish – 520 cases, 16 deaths (33 new cases, 1 new death)
  • Tensas Parish – 202 cases, 3 deaths (2 new cases)

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