COVID-19: State Revitalization – 751,315 cases, 14 296 deaths

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COVID-19: State Revitalization - 751,315 cases, 14 296 deaths

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 84 percent of cases and 80 percent of deaths from September 30 to October 6, 2021. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 83 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

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

472 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 5 from Wednesday) 85 of those patients were on ventilators (down 3 from Wednesday).

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

Story Highlights

  • The total number of cases reported to the state as of Thursday is 751,315. The current total death count is 14,296.

  • LDH is reporting an additional 18,441 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,432,551 doses, including 2,162,334 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 282,900 vaccine series have been initiated and 256,222 (42.28%% of the population) have been completed.

Across Acadiana, there were 161 new cases and 4 new deaths reported since Wednesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

Acadia – 10,371 cases (up 15) | 249 deaths (up 1)Calcasieu -34,061 cases (up 50) | 601 deaths (no change)Evangeline – 5,723 cases (up 10) | 139 deaths (no change)Iberia – 12,342 cases (up 2) | 223 deaths (no change)Jefferson Davis – 4,671 cases (up 6) | 124 deaths (no change)Lafayette – 38,362 cases (up 36) | 398 deaths (up 1)St. Landry – 13,891 cases (up 9) | 342 deaths (no change)St. Martin – 8,323 cases (up 15) | 160 deaths (no change)St. Mary – 8,489 cases (up 7) | 216 deaths (up 2)Vermilion – 10,085 (up 11) | 183 deaths (no change) See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here.

—————————————————————-FROM WEDNESDAY: As of October 13, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 551 and there have been 30 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Wednesday is 750,473. The current total death count is 14,268. LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 84 percent of cases and 80 percent of deaths from September 23 to September 29, 2021. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 83 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

Residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information, here. 477 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 29 from Tuesday) 88 of those patients were on ventilators (down 14 from Tuesday).

On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. LDH is reporting an additional 19,296 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,414,110 doses, including 2,151,287 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 282,078 vaccine series have been initiated and 255,039 (42.08%% of the population) have been completed.