COVID-19: Regional Rehabilitation – 763,628 cases, 14,662 deaths

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COVID-19: Regional Rehabilitation - 763,628 cases, 14,662 deaths

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 81 percent of cases and 78 percent of deaths from October 28 to November 3, 2021. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 88 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information, here.

On Wednesday, November 3, the CDC and LDH recommended all children 5 years and above get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Story Highlights

  • The total number of cases reported to the state as of Wednesday is 763,628. The current total death count is 14,662.

  • LDH is reporting an additional 18,880 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,549,584 doses, including 2,221,353 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 288,762 vaccine series have been initiated and 262,823 (43.37% of the population) have been completed. A total of 293,133 “extra doses” have been administered since the last update.

231 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (up 2 from Tuesday) 36 of those patients were on ventilators (no change from Tuesday)

Across Acadiana, there were 108 new cases and 2 new deaths reported since Tuesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths) Acadia – 10,543 cases (up 10)| 249 deaths (no change)Calcasieu -34,644 cases (up 24) | 619 deaths (up 1)Evangeline – 5,872 cases (up 8) | 141 deaths (no change)Iberia – 12,544 cases (up 11) | 226 deaths (no change)Jefferson Davis – 4,756 cases (up 3) | 127 deaths (no change)Lafayette – 39,246 cases (up 21) | 404 deaths (no change)St. Landry – 14,242 cases (up 15) | 347 deaths (no change)St. Martin – 8,445 cases (up 3) | 161 deaths (no change)St. Mary – 8,555 cases (up 3) | 222 deaths (up 1)Vermilion – 10,291 (up 10) | 190 deaths (no change)

See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here. —————————————————————-FROM TUESDAY:

As of November 9, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 474 and there have been 27 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health. The total number of cases reported to the state as of Tuesday is 763,133. The current total death count is 14,649.

On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. On Wednesday, November 3, the CDC and LDH recommended all children 5 years and above get vaccinated against COVID-19.

LDH is reporting an additional 18,880 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,549,584 doses, including 2,221,353 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 288,762 vaccine series have been initiated and 262,823 (43.37% of the population) have been completed. A total of 293,133 “extra doses” have been administered since the last update. LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 83 percent of cases and 76 percent of deaths from October 21 to October 27, 2021. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 88 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.