Coronavirus in Louisiana: State reports 503 new cases, 10 new deaths on Wednesday

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BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Health reported 503 new cases and 10 new deaths on Wednesday, October 28. This latest update brings the total number of cases to 181,443 and the total number of deaths to 5,676 for the state.

In Northeast Louisiana, 38 new cases and 3 new deaths were reported while 5 cases were rescinded. Ouachita Parish is still reporting the most cases and deaths in our area with 7,036 cases and 165 deaths.

On Wednesday, Morehouse, Richland, and Jackson parishes each reported 1 new death. Also on Wednesday, Richland and East Carroll parishes each rescinded 2 cases from their total case count while Tensas Parish rescinded 1 case from theirs.

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

  • Ouachita Parish – 7,036 cases, 165 deaths (11 new cases)
  • Lincoln Parish – 1,676 cases, 49 deaths (4 new cases)
  • Franklin Parish – 1,335 cases, 47 deaths (6 new cases)
  • Union Parish – 1,118 cases, 51 deaths (no change)
  • Morehouse Parish – 895 cases, 27 deaths (3 new cases, 1 new death)
  • Madison Parish – 893 cases, 9 deaths (1 new case)
  • Richland Parish – 889 cases, 16 deaths (2 rescinded cases, 1 new death)
  • Jackson Parish – 860 cases, 24 deaths (2 new cases, 1 new death)
  • Winn Parish – 688 cases, 19 deaths (no change)
  • Concordia Parish – 611 cases, 16 deaths (1 new case)
  • East Carroll Parish – 584 cases, 6 deaths (2 rescinded cases)
  • La Salle Parish – 501 cases, 10 deaths (2 new cases)
  • Catahoula Parish – 463 cases, 14 deaths (2 new cases)
  • West Carroll Parish – 376 cases, 13 deaths (1 new case)
  • Caldwell Parish – 360 cases, 3 deaths (5 new cases)
  • Tensas Parish – 186 cases, 2 deaths (1 rescinded case)

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