BATON ROUGE, La. (KTVE/KARD)— The Louisiana Department of Health reported 12,494 new cases and 29 new deaths on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, bringing the total number of cases to 949,941 and the total number of deaths to 15,102.

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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 increased by 111 and the number of patients on ventilators increased by 12 of Tuesday; coming to a total of 1,905 hospitalized patients with 98 on ventilators.

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In our area, 1,082 new cases and 2 new deaths were reported on Tuesday. Ouachita Parish is still reporting the most cases and deaths in our area with 37,857 total confirmed cases and 613 total confirmed deaths.

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

  • Ouachita Parish – 37,857 cases, 613 deaths (354 new cases and 1 new death)
  • Lincoln Parish – 8,709 cases, 121 deaths (157 new cases and 1 new death)
  • Morehouse Parish – 5,302 cases, 119 deaths (84 new cases)
  • Franklin Parish – 5,345 cases, 144 deaths (70 new cases)
  • Union Parish –5,028 cases, 114 deaths (80 new cases)
  • Richland Parish – 4,904 cases, 80 deaths (63 new cases)
  • Concordia Parish –3,808 cases, 80 deaths (83 new cases)
  • Jackson Parish –3,149 cases, 65 deaths (32 new cases)
  • Madison Parish –2,646 cases, 55 deaths (21 new cases)
  • Winn Parish –3,127 cases, 58 deaths (44 new cases)
  • West Carroll Parish –2,408 cases, 53 deaths (18 new cases)
  • La Salle Parish –3,087 cases, 46 deaths (22 new cases)
  • Catahoula Parish –2,042 cases, 49 deaths (21 new cases)
  • East Carroll Parish –1,900 cases, 33 deaths (1 new case)
  • Caldwell Parish – 2,490 cases, 43 deaths (15 new cases)
  • Tensas Parish – 685 cases, 10 deaths (17 new cases)