BATON ROUGE, La. (KTVE/KARD)— The Louisiana Department of Health reported 504 new cases and 3 new deaths on Thursday, April 14, 2022, bringing the total number of cases to 1,234,650 and the total number of deaths to 17,194.

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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 decreased by 3 and the number of patients on ventilators remained the same as of Thursday; coming to a total of 60 hospitalized patients with 7 on ventilators.

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In our area, 8 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported on Thursday. Ouachita Parish is still reporting the most cases and deaths in our area with 50,574 total confirmed cases and 745 total confirmed deaths.

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

  • Ouachita Parish – 50,574 cases, 745 deaths (3 new cases and 1 new death)
  • Lincoln Parish – 12,214 cases, 144 deaths (2 new cases)
  • Morehouse Parish – 6,851 cases, 134 deaths (0 new cases)
  • Franklin Parish – 7,343 cases, 178 deaths (0 new cases)
  • Union Parish – 6,913 cases, 132 deaths (0 new cases)
  • Richland Parish – 6,715 cases, 95 deaths (1 new case)
  • Concordia Parish –5,091 cases, 89 deaths (0 new cases)
  • Jackson Parish – 4,390 cases, 75 deaths (1 new case)
  • Madison Parish –3,256 cases, 59 deaths (0 new cases)
  • Winn Parish – 4,431 cases, 63 deaths (1 new case)
  • West Carroll Parish – 3,624 cases, 65 deaths (0 new cases)
  • La Salle Parish – 4,248 cases, 58 deaths (0 new cases and 1 new death)
  • Catahoula Parish – 2,694 cases, 55 deaths (0 new cases)
  • East Carroll Parish – 2,537 cases, 38 deaths (0 new cases)
  • Caldwell Parish – 3,584 cases, 55 deaths (0 new cases)
  • Tensas Parish – 986 cases, 11 deaths (0 new cases)