NewsCoronavirus

Actions

COVID-19: State update - 348,234 cases and 7,833 deaths

covid la cases.PNG
Posted at 1:41 PM, Jan 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 14:41:13-05

As of Jan. 11, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,402 and the number of deaths had increased by 45, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 1,297 are confirmed cases and 105 are probable cases.

The total coronavirus case count in the state on MONDAY was 348,234 cases. The current total death count is 7,918.

The collection dates for most of these cases (98.4%) fall between Jan. 4 and Jan. 11, 2021. About 96% of the cases reported to the state Monday were community spread.

Also, 4% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings. Individuals between the ages of 18 and 29 (17%) and between the ages of 30 and 39 (17%) account for 34% of these cases.

As of Thursday, January 7, 81,585 vaccinations have been administered. This data is updated twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The next update will be Tuesday, January 12.

On Monday, LDH released this week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those 70 year old and up and others within the current priority. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine at those locations were required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

LDH reports that 280,373 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 01/04/20).

Since yesterday, 13,254 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 4,674,395. Of the tests reported today, 12,756 were PCR tests and 498 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,982 patients were hospitalized across the state (up 22 from Sunday), 232 of those patients were on ventilators (up 7 from Sun+day).

Across Acadiana, there were 129 new cases and 4 new deaths since Sunday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,442 cases (up 15) | 165 deaths (up 1)
  • Calcasieu - 15,294 cases (up 34) | 296 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 2,806 cases (up 3) | 60 deaths (up 1)
  • Iberia - 5,343 cases (up 18) | 125 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,446 cases (up 2) | 68 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette - 18,439 cases (up 36) | 203 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 7,125 cases (up 3) | 208 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 4,101 cases (up 6) | 92 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 3,381 cases (up 11) | 104 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 3,908 (up 1) | 89 deaths (no change)

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

------------------------------------------------------------------

FROM SUNDAY:

As of Jan. 10, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 5,413 and the number of deaths had increased by 40, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 4,426 are confirmed cases and 987 are probable cases.

NOTE: The state does not report numbers on Saturdays; that means these numbers reflect two days of reporting.

The total coronavirus case count in the state on SUNDAY was 346,829 cases. The current total death count is 7,873.

96% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 4% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings. Individuals between the ages of 18 and 29 (19%) and between the ages of 30 and 39 (15%) account for 34% of these cases.

As of Thursday, January 7, 81,585 vaccinations have been administered. This data is updated twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The next update will be Tuesday, January 12.

On Monday, LDH released the list of 107 pharmacies across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those 70 year old and up. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine at those locations were required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

LDH reports that 280,373 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 01/04/20).

Since Friday, 52,294 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 4,661,141. Of the tests reported today, 45,778 were PCR tests and 6,516 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,960 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 109 from Friday), 225 of those patients were on ventilators (up 5 from Friday).

Across Acadiana, there were 937 new cases and 15 new deaths since Friday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,427 cases (up 54) | 164 deaths (up 2)
  • Calcasieu - 15,260 cases (up 184) | 296 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 2,803 cases (up 22) | 59 deaths (up 1)
  • Iberia - 5,325 cases (up 63) | 125 deaths (up 1)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,444 cases (up 19) | 67 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 18,403 cases (up 324) | 202 deaths (up 6)
  • St. Landry - 7,122 cases (up 112) | 208 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Martin - 4,095 cases (up 48) | 92 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Mary - 3,370 cases (up 56) | 104 deaths (up 1)
  • Vermilion - 3,907 (up 55) | 89 deaths (no change)

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

------------------------------------------------------------
Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, click HERE.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Evening News Headlines, Latest COVID-19 Headlines, Morning News Headlines, Special Offers

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Instagram

Subscribe to our Youtube channel