Coronavirus in Louisiana: State reports 1,936 new cases, 10 new deaths on July 14

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BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Health reported 1,936 new cases and 10 new deaths on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, bringing the total number of cases to 492,840 and the total number of deaths to 10,808.

The number of probable cases increased to 78,513 on Wednesday while the total number of confirmed cases increased to 414,327. The number of probable deaths increased by 7, coming to a total of 1,036 and the total number of confirmed deaths rose by 12 to 9,772. 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 58 on Wednesday and the use of ventilators increased by 3, bringing the total number of hospitalized patients to 468 with 40 on ventilators.

Ouachita Parish is still reporting the most cases and deaths in our area with 17,419 total confirmed cases and 422 total confirmed deaths.

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

  • Ouachita Parish – 17,419 cases, 422 deaths (51 new cases)
  • Lincoln Parish – 3,523 cases, 86 deaths (1 new case)
  • Morehouse Parish – 2,539 cases, 73 deaths (8 new cases)
  • Franklin Parish – 2,763 cases, 105 deaths (12 new cases)
  • Union Parish –2,138 cases, 72 deaths (4 new cases)
  • Richland Parish – 2,096 cases, 44 deaths (1 new case)
  • Concordia Parish –1,672 cases, 47 deaths (7 new cases)
  • Jackson Parish –1,595 cases, 47 deaths (8 new cases)
  • Madison Parish –1,543 cases, 34 deaths (7 new cases)
  • Winn Parish –1,174 cases, 36 deaths (no change)
  • West Carroll Parish –1,129 cases, 39 deaths (1 new case)
  • La Salle Parish –1,115 cases, 25 deaths (13 new cases)
  • Catahoula Parish –930 cases, 33 deaths (4 cases rescinded)
  • East Carroll Parish –898 cases, 23 deaths (no change)
  • Caldwell Parish – 791 cases, 24 deaths (1 rescinded case)
  • Tensas Parish –327 cases, 6 deaths (no change)

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