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COVID-19: State update - 1,233,871 coronavirus cases, 17,185 deaths

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Posted at 12:04 PM, Apr 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-12 13:04:08-04

As of April 12, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 198 and there have been 4 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Tuesday is 1,233,871. The current total death count is 17,185.

On January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Tuesday, LDH says 30 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 64,191 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 61 percent of cases and 51 percent of deaths from March 24 to March 30, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 67 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 3,178 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 5,037,991 doses, including 2,455,999 completed two-dose series. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 317,664 vaccine series have been initiated and 288,416 (47.59% of the population) have been completed. A total of 991,081 "extra doses" have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 60 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (up 4 from Monday). Of those patients, 5 were on ventilators (down 1 from Monday).

Across Acadiana, there were 25 new cases and 1 new death reported since Monday .

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 15,862 cases (up 1) | 292 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 54,653 cases (up 8) | 704 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 8,381 cases (no change) | 157 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 19,056 cases (up 3) | 264 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 6,932 cases (no change) | 157 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 62,328 cases (up 4)| 499 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 22,174 cases (up 4) | 415 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 12,941 cases (up 2) | 186 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 12,474 cases (up 1) | 262 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 15,248 (up 2) | 223 deaths (no change)

See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here.

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FROM MONDAY:

As of April 11, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 194 and there have been 5 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Monday is 1,233,673. The current total death count is 17,182.

On January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Monday, LDH says 20 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 64,161 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 61 percent of cases and 51 percent of deaths from March 24 to March 30, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 73 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 3,178 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 5,037,991 doses, including 2,455,999 completed two-dose series. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 317,664 vaccine series have been initiated and 288,416 (47.59% of the population) have been completed. A total of 991,081 "extra doses" have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 56 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (up 4 from Friday). Of those patients, 6 were on ventilators (no change from Friday ).

Across Acadiana, there were 28 new cases and 1 new death reported since Friday .

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 15,861 cases (up 2) | 292 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 54,645 cases (up 6) | 704 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 8,381 cases (no change) | 157 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 19,053 cases (up 3) | 264 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 6,932 cases (no change) | 157 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 62,324 cases (up 7)| 498 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 22,170 cases (up 5) | 415 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 12,939 cases (up 1) | 186 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 12,473 cases (up 2) | 262 deaths (up 1)
  • Vermilion - 15,246 (up 2) | 223 deaths (no change)

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FROM FRIDAY:

As of April 8, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 123 and there have been 3 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Friday is 1,233,479. The current total death count is 17,177.

On January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Friday, LDH says 23 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 64,141 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 61 percent of cases and 51 percent of deaths from March 24 to March 30, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 79 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 3,162 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 5,034,813 doses, including 2,454,285 completed two-dose series. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 317,493 vaccine series have been initiated and 288,237 (47.56% of the population) have been completed. A total of 988,298 "extra doses" have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 52 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (no change from Thursday). Of those patients, 6 were on ventilators (up 1 from Thursday).

Across Acadiana, there were 13 new cases and 0 new deaths reported since Thursday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 15,859 cases (no change) | 292 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 54,639 cases (up 4) | 704 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 8,381 cases (no change) | 157 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 19,050 cases (up 1) | 264 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 6,932 cases (no change) | 157 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 62,317 cases (up 5)| 498 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 22,165 cases (no change) | 415 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 12,938 cases (up 1) | 186 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 12,471 cases (up 2) | 261 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 15,244 (no change) | 223 deaths (no change)

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FROM THURSDAY:

As of April 7, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 131 and there have been 13 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Thursday is 1,233,356. The current total death count is 17,175.

On January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Thursday, LDH says 17 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 64,118 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 61 percent of cases and 51 percent of deaths from March 24 to March 30, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 79 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 3,162 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 5,034,813 doses, including 2,454,285 completed two-dose series. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 317,493 vaccine series have been initiated and 288,237 (47.56% of the population) have been completed. A total of 988,298 "extra doses" have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 52 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 9 from Wednesday). Of those patients, 5 were on ventilators (no change from Wednesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 16 new cases and 2 new deaths reported since Wednesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 15,859 cases (no change) | 292 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 54,635 cases (up 7) | 704 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 8,381 cases (up 1) | 157 deaths (up 1)
  • Iberia - 19,049 cases (no change) | 264 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 6,932 cases (no change) | 157 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 62,312 cases (up 5)| 498 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 22,165 cases (no change) | 415 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 12,937 cases (up 2) | 186 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 12,469 cases (no change) | 261 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 15,244 (up 1) | 223 deaths (no change)

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FROM WEDNESDAY:

As of April 6, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 217 and there have been 8 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Wednesday is 1,233,225. The current total death count is 17,162.

On January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Wednesday, LDH says 27 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 64,101 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 61 percent of cases and 51 percent of deaths from March 24 to March 30, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 80 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 3,730 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 5,031,651 doses, including 2,452,568 completed two-dose series. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 317,313 vaccine series have been initiated and 288,030 (47.53% of the population) have been completed. A total of 985,768 "extra doses" have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 61 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 6 from Tuesday). Of those patients, 5 were on ventilators (down 1 from Tuesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 20 new cases and 1 new death reported since Tuesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 15,859 cases (up 1) | 292 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 54,628 cases (up 10) | 703 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 8,380 cases (no change) | 156 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 19,049 cases (no change) | 264 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 6,932 cases (no change) | 157 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 62,307 cases (up 5)| 498 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 22,165 cases (up 2) | 415 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Martin - 12,935 cases (no change) | 186 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 12,469 cases (up 2) | 261 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 15,243 (no change) | 223 deaths (no change)

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FROM TUESDAY:

As of April 5, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 246 and there have been 8 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Tuesday is 1,233,008. The current total death count is 17,154.

On January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Tuesday, LDH says 56 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 64,074 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 58 percent of cases and 49 percent of deaths from March 17 to March 23, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 70 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 3,730 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 5,031,651 doses, including 2,452,568 completed two-dose series. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 317,313 vaccine series have been initiated and 288,030 (47.53% of the population) have been completed. A total of 985,768 "extra doses" have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 67 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 6 from Monday). Of those patients, 6 were on ventilators (down 1 from Monday).

Across Acadiana, there were 11 new cases and 4 new deaths reported since Monday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 15,858 cases (no change) | 292 deaths (up 1)
  • Calcasieu - 54,618 cases (up 1) | 703 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 8,380 cases (up 2) | 156 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 19,049 cases (up 1) | 264 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 6,932 cases (no change) | 157 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette - 62,302 cases (up 3)| 498 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 22,163 cases (no change) | 414 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 12,935 cases (up 2) | 186 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 12,467 cases (up 1) | 261 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 15,243 (up 1) | 223 deaths (no change)

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