LATEST: Louisiana is now reporting a total number of 26,773 cases with a total of 1,670 deaths

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UPDATE: BATON ROUGE, La. (April 26, 2020) — According to the Louisiana Department of Health, there are now a total number of 26, 773 cases with a total of 1,670 deaths.

This is an increase of 261 cases with an additional 26 deaths.

This is an ongoing article that we will update as we receive more information.


UPDATE: BATON ROUGE, La. (April 25, 2020) — Louisiana is now reporting a total number of 26, 512 cases with a total number of 1,644 deaths according to the Louisiana Department of Health website.

LDH is also reporting a total of 14,927 presumed recovered patients who have contracted the virus.

This is an ongoing article that we will update as we receive more information.


UPDATE: BATON ROUGE, La. (April 22, 2020) — Louisiana is reporting 404 new cases of COVID-19 and 68 new deaths according to the Louisiana Department of Health website.

This brings the total number of cases across the state to 25,258 with a total of 1,473 deaths.

LDH is also now reporting 59 probable deaths. According to the website, probable COVID deaths are deaths identified by coroners and/or physicians as COVID-19 deaths or as probable/suspected/possible COVID-19 deaths without a lab positive result. This number could change if pending test results turn out positive or negative.

In Northeast Louisiana, there were 51 new cases and 1 new death reported. Ouachita Parish is reporting the most cases and deaths in our area with 552 cases and 14 deaths, an increase of 20 cases and 1 death since Tuesday’s update.

Local parishes reporting cases and deaths:

  • Ouachita Parish – 552 cases, 14 deaths (20 new cases, 1 new death)
  • Lincoln Parish – 58 cases, 2 deaths (6 new cases)
  • Union Parish – 85 cases, 5 deaths (3 new cases)
  • Franklin Parish – 95 cases, 2 deaths (8 new cases)
  • Concordia Parish – 27 cases, 2 deaths (1 new case)
  • Morehouse Parish – 41 cases, 4 deaths (2 new cases)
  • Caldwell Parish – 15 cases (no change)
  • Richland Parish – 42 cases (4 new cases)
  • Winn Parish – 19 cases, 2 deaths (no change)
  • Catahoula Parish – 24 cases, 1 death (no change)
  • Jackson Parish – 16 cases (1 new case)
  • Madison Parish – 5 cases (1 new case)
  • LaSalle Parish – 15 cases (1 new case)
  • East Carroll Parish – 5 cases (4 new cases)
  • West Carroll Parish – 4 cases (no change)
  • Tensas Parish – 1 case (no change)

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