COVID-19: State Restoration – 738,613 cases, 13,850 deaths

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COVID-19: State Restoration - 738,613 cases, 13,850 deaths

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 86 percent of cases and 81 percent of deaths from September 9 to September 15, 2021. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 85 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

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

989 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (up 5 from Monday) 173 of those patients were on ventilators (down 2 from Monday).

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

Story Highlights

  • The total number of cases reported to the state as of Tuesday is 738,613. The current total death count is 13,850.

  • LDH is reporting an additional 26,809 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,328,787 doses, including 2,102,264 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 278,255 vaccine series have been initiated and 249,542 (41.17% of the population) have been completed.

Across Acadiana, there were 211 new cases and 8 new deaths reported since Monday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

Acadia – 10,221 cases (up 4) | 238 deaths (up 1)Calcasieu -33,403 cases (up 77) | 574 deaths (up 1)Evangeline – 5,604 cases (up 18) | 132 deaths (up 2)Iberia – 12,219 cases (up 9) | 217 deaths (no change)Jefferson Davis – 4,593 cases (up 4) | 121 deaths (up 2)Lafayette – 37,779 cases (up 41) | 387 deaths (up 1)St. Landry – 13,704 cases (up 20) | 327 deaths (no change)St. Martin – 8,211 cases (up 12) | 157 deaths (no change)St. Mary – 8,354 cases (up 5) | 209 deaths (up 1)Vermilion – 9,903 (up 21) | 176 deaths (no change) See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here.

——————————-FROM MONDAY: As of September 27, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 3,058 and there have been 55 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Monday is 737,582. The current total death count is 13,796. LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 86 percent of cases and 81 percent of deaths from September 9 to September 15, 2021. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 85 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

Residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information, here. 984 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 157 from Friday) 175 of those patients were on ventilators (down 26 Friday).

On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. LDH is reporting an additional 26,697 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,301,978 doses, including 2,085,440 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 277,053 vaccine series have been initiated and 247,497 (40.84% of the population) have been completed.