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COVID-19: State update - 457,326 cases, 10,367 deaths

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Posted at 12:44 PM, Apr 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 13:44:36-04

As of April 28, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 430 and there have been 15 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 256 are confirmed cases and 174 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Wednesday is 457,326. The current total death count is 10,367.

The collection dates for most of these cases (90%) fall between April 20 and April 27, 2021. 99.9% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 0.1% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

LDH is reporting an additional 67,295 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 2,589,967 doses, including 1,206,198 completed two-dose series. These data will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 157,738 vaccine series have been initiated and 129,073 (21.3% of the population) have been completed.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has resumed administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines; those vaccines were paused by federal officials two weeks ago. To read more, click here.

Since Tuesday, 15,980 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,973,459. Of the tests reported today, 13,433 were PCR tests and 2,547 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 307 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 1 from Tuesday), and 50 of those patients were on ventilators (up 4 from Tuesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 53 new cases and 3 new deaths reported since Tuesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,46370 cases (down 7) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 22,265 cases (up 2) | 424 deaths (up 2)
  • Evangeline - 3,565 cases (up 5) | 92 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,939 cases (up 4) | 153 deaths (up 1)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,140 cases (down 1) | 93 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 23,129 cases (up 23) | 274 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 8,792 cases (up 13) | 253 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,195 cases (up 6) | 116 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,641 cases (down 2) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,288 (down 1) | 119 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM TUESDAY:

As of April 27, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 433 and there have been 10 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 322 are confirmed cases and 111 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Tuesday is 456,884. The current total death count is 10,352.

LDH says that because of the daily removal of newly identified duplicates and out of state cases, the new case increase may not match the difference between today’s and yesterday's total case count.

The collection dates for most of these cases (99%) fall between April 19 and April 26, 2021.

LDH says 98.6% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread, while 1.4% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings. Individuals between the ages of 30 and 39 (23%) and 18 and 29 (21%) account for the largest portion of these cases.

LDH is reporting an additional 67,295 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 2,589,967 doses, including 1,206,198 completed two-dose series. These data will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 157,738 vaccine series have been initiated and 129,073 (21.3% of the population) have been completed.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has resumed administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines; those vaccines were paused by federal officials two weeks ago. To read more, click here.

Since Monday, 23,545 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,957,479. Of the tests reported today, 21,572 were PCR tests and 1,973 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 308 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 11 from Monday), and 46 of those patients were on ventilators (down 1 from Monday).

Across Acadiana, there were 94 new cases and 0 new deaths reported since Monday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,470 cases (up 26) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 22,263 cases (up 33) | 422 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,560 cases (up 6) | 92 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,935 cases (up 18) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,141 cases (up 4) | 93 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 23,106 cases (up 35) | 274 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 8,779 cases (down 6) | 253 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,189 cases (up 19) | 116 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,643 cases (up 5) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,289 (up 3) | 119 deaths (no change)

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FROM MONDAY:

As of April 26, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 910 and there have been 6 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 697 are confirmed cases and 213 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Monday is 456,432. The current total death count is 10,342.

The collection dates for most of these cases (96%) fall between April 18 and April 25, 2021. 98% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 2% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings. Individuals between the ages of 18 and 29 (27%) and ages 30 and 39 (18%) account for the largest portion of these cases.

The Department is reporting an additional 67,295 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 2,589,967 doses, including 1,206,198 completed two-dose series. These data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 157,738 vaccine series have been initiated and 129,073 (21.3% of the population) have been completed.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has resumed administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines; those vaccines were paused by federal officials two weeks ago. To read more, click here.

Since Friday, 28,414 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,933,934. Of the tests reported today, 24,902 were PCR tests and 3,512 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 319 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 11 from Friday), and 47 of those patients were on ventilators (no change from Friday)

Across Acadiana, there were 94 new cases and 5 new deaths reported since Thursday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,444 cases (up 1) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 22,230 cases (up 62) | 421 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 3,554 cases (up 9) | 92 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,917 cases (up 21) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,137 cases (up 8) | 93 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 23,071 cases (up 96) | 274 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 8,785 cases (up 28) | 253 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,170 cases (no change) | 116 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,638 cases (up 10) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,286 (up 15) | 119 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM FRIDAY:

As of April 23, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 544 and there have been 12 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 310 are confirmed cases and 234 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Friday is 455,541. The current total death count is 10,336.

The collection dates for most of these cases (81%) fall between April 15 and April 22, 2021. 98% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 2% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Thursday, April 22 there have been 2,522,672 vaccine doses administered and 1,157,671 vaccine series completed. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 155,704 vaccine series have been initiated and 124,723 (20.58% of the population) have been completed. These numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has issued a temporary pause on the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines beginning on Tuesday, April 13, following recommendations by the CDC and FDA. The pause comes while federal health agencies investigate whether six reported cases of blood clotting in other states were caused by the vaccine. Read more here.

Since Thursday, 23,044 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,905,520. Of the tests reported today, 19,385 were PCR tests and 3,659 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 330 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 4 from Thursday), and 47 of those patients were on ventilators (up 6 from Thursday)

Across Acadiana, there were 94 new cases and 5 new deaths reported since Thursday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,443 cases (down 5) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 22,167 cases (up 29) | 421 deaths (up 3)
  • Evangeline - 3,545 cases (up 5) | 92 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,896 cases (up 7) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,129 cases (no change) | 93 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 22,975 cases (up 20) | 274 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 8,757 cases (up 7) | 253 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,170 cases (up 14) | 116 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Mary - 4,628 cases (up 2) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,271 (up 10) | 119 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM THURSDAY:

As of April 22, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 615 and there have been 8 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 408 are confirmed cases and 207 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Thursday is 455,000. The current total death count is 10,324.

The collection dates for most of these cases (86%) fall between April 14 and April 21, 2021. 98% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 2% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Thursday, April 22 there have been 2,522,672 vaccine doses administered and 1,157,671 vaccine series completed. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 155,704 vaccine series have been initiated and 124,723 (20.58% of the population) have been completed. These numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has issued a temporary pause on the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines beginning on Tuesday, April 13, following recommendations by the CDC and FDA. The pause comes while federal health agencies investigate whether six reported cases of blood clotting in other states were caused by the vaccine. Read more here.

Since Wednesday, 22,705 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,882,476. Of the tests reported today, 18,816 were PCR tests and 3,889 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 334 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 2 from Wednesday), and 41 of those patients were on ventilators (down 1 from Wednesday)

Across Acadiana, there were 133 new cases and 3 new deaths reported since Wednesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,448 cases (up 11) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 22,138 cases (up 27) | 418 deaths (up 2)
  • Evangeline - 3,540 cases (up 5) | 92 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,889 cases (up 22) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,129 cases (up 2) | 93 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 22,955 cases (up 38) | 273 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 8,750 cases (up 16) | 253 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,156 cases (down 9) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,626 cases (up 3) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,261 (up 9) | 119 deaths (up 1)

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FROM WEDNESDAY:

As of April 21, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 661 and there have been 10 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 445 are confirmed cases and 216 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Wednesday is 454,377. The current total death count is 10,316.

The collection dates for most of these cases (97%) fall between April 13 and April 20, 2021. 98.6% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 1.4% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Monday, April 19 there have been 2,443,129 vaccine doses administered and 1,097,425 vaccine series completed. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 153,204 vaccine series have been initiated and 118,557 (19.56% of the population) have been completed. These numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has issued a temporary pause on the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines beginning on Tuesday, April 13, following recommendations by the CDC and FDA. The pause comes while federal health agencies investigate whether six reported cases of blood clotting in other states were caused by the vaccine. Read more here.

Since Tuesday, 34,505 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,859,771. Of the tests reported today, 31,723 were PCR tests and 2,782 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 336 patients were hospitalized across the state (up 2 from Tuesday), and 42 of those patients were on ventilators (up 1 from Tuesday)

Across Acadiana, there were 159 new cases and 3 new deaths reported since Tuesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,437 cases (up 12) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 22,111 cases (up 54) | 416 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 3,535 cases (down 1) | 92 deaths (up 1)
  • Iberia - 6,867 cases (up 7) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,127 cases (up 6) | 93 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 22,917 cases (up 58) | 273 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 8,734 cases (no change) | 253 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,165 cases (up 17) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,623 cases (up 5) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,252 (down 3) | 118 deaths (up 2)

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FROM TUESDAY:

As of April 20, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 359 and there have been 13 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 243 are confirmed cases and 116 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Tuesday is 453,711. The current total death count is 10,306.

The collection dates for most of these cases (95%) fall between April 12 and April 19, 2021. 98.6% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 1.4% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Monday, April 19 there have been 2,443,129 vaccine doses administered and 1,097,425 vaccine series completed. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 153,204 vaccine series have been initiated and 118,557 (19.56% of the population) have been completed. These numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has issued a temporary pause on the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines beginning on Tuesday, April 13, following recommendations by the CDC and FDA. The pause comes while federal health agencies investigate whether six reported cases of blood clotting in other states were caused by the vaccine. Read more here.

Since Monday, 16,365 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,825,266. Of the tests reported today, 14,432 were PCR tests and 1,993 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 334 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 3 from Monday), and 41 of those patients were on ventilators (up 2 from Monday)

Across Acadiana, there were 93 new cases and 2 new deaths reported since Monday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,425 cases (up 4) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 22,057 cases (up 33) | 416 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,536 cases (up 8) | 91 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,860 cases (up 3) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,121 cases (down 1) | 93 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 22,859 cases (up 15) | 273 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 8,734 cases (up 10) | 253 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,148 cases (up 10) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,618 cases (up 8) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,255 (up 2) | 116 deaths (no change)

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FROM MONDAY:

As of April 19, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,413 and there have been 11 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

LDH says that Monday's report includes a backlog of 379 out of 1,413 cases. Those cases date as far back as May 2020.

Of these cases, 1,165 are confirmed cases and 248 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Monday is 453,351. The current total death count is 10,293.

The collection dates for most of these cases (67%) fall between April 11 and April 18, 2021. 98.7% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 1.3% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Monday, April 19 there have been 2,443,129 vaccine doses administered and 1,097,425 vaccine series completed. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 153,204 vaccine series have been initiated and 118,557 (19.56% of the population) have been completed. These numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has issued a temporary pause on the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines beginning on Tuesday, April 13, following recommendations by the CDC and FDA. The pause comes while federal health agencies investigate whether six reported cases of blood clotting in other states were caused by the vaccine. Read more here.

Since Friday, 42,692 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,808,901. Of the tests reported today, 38,313 were PCR tests and 4,379 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 337 patients were hospitalized across the state (up 20 from Friday), and 39 of those patients were on ventilators (down 3 from Friday)

Across Acadiana, there were 499 new cases and 1 new death reported since Friday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,421 cases (up 70) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 22,033 cases (up 77) | 415 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,528 cases (up 22) | 91 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,857 cases (up 71) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,122 cases (no change) | 93 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 22,844 cases (up 105) | 272 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 8,724 cases (up 75) | 253 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,138 cases (up 25) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,614 cases (up 12) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,253 (up 42) | 116 deaths (no change)

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FROM FRIDAY:

As of April 16, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 523 and there have been 9 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 344 are confirmed cases and 179 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Friday is 451,955. The current total death count is 10,282.

The collection dates for most of these cases (90%) fall between April 8 and April 15, 2021. 95% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 5% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Thursday, April 15 there have been 2,355,822 vaccine doses administered and 1,035,070 vaccine series completed. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 149,786 vaccine series have been initiated and 112,177 (18.51% of the population) have been completed. These numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has issued a temporary pause on the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines beginning on Tuesday, April 13, following recommendations by the CDC and FDA. The pause comes while federal health agencies investigate whether six reported cases of blood clotting in other states were caused by the vaccine. Read more here.

Since Thursday, 13,936 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,766,209. Of the tests reported today, 11,339 were PCR tests and 2,597 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 317 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 21 from Thursday), and 42 of those patients were on ventilators (down 3 from Thursday)

Across Acadiana, there were 134 new cases and 3 new deaths reported since Thursday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,351 cases (up 2) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 21,956 cases (up 45) | 414 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,506 cases (up 11) | 91 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,786 cases (up 15) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,122 cases (up 4) | 93 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 22,739 cases (up 38) | 272 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 8,649 cases (up 14) | 253 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Martin - 5,113 cases (no change) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,602 cases (no change) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,211 (up 5) | 116 deaths (no change)

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FROM THURSDAY:

As of April 15, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 791 and there have been 9 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 488 are confirmed cases and 303 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Thursday is 451,476. The current total death count is 10,273.

The collection dates for most of these cases (97%) fall between April 7 and April 14, 2021. 98.6% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 1.4% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Thursday, April 15 there have been 2,355,822 vaccine doses administered and 1,035,070 vaccine series completed. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 149,786 vaccine series have been initiated and 112,177 (18.51% of the population) have been completed. These numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has issued a temporary pause on the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines beginning on Tuesday, April 13, following recommendations by the CDC and FDA. The pause comes while federal health agencies investigate whether six reported cases of blood clotting in other states were caused by the vaccine. Read more here.

Since Wednesday, 20,259 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,752,273. Of the tests reported today, 16,908 were PCR tests and 3,351 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 338 patients were hospitalized across the state (up 13 from Wednesday), and 45 of those patients were on ventilators (down 4 from Wednesday)

Across Acadiana, there were 212 new cases and 2 new deaths reported since Wednesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,349 cases (up 1) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 21,911 cases (up 88) | 413 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,495 cases (up 3) | 91 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,771 cases (up 14) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,118 cases (up 9) | 93 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 22,701 cases (up 57) | 272 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 8,635 cases (up 10) | 251 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,113 cases (up 21) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,602 cases (up 1) | 134 deaths (up 1)
  • Vermilion - 5,206 (up 8) | 116 deaths (no change)

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FROM WEDNESDAY:

As of April 14, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 386 and there have been 9 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 240 are confirmed cases and 146 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Wednesday is 450,673. The current total death count is 10,264.

The collection dates for most of these cases (91%) fall between April 6 and April 13, 2021. 98.7% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 0.3% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Monday, April 12 there have been 2,255,300 vaccine doses administered and 966,365 vaccine series completed. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 143,570 vaccine series have been initiated and 98,347 (16.23% of the population) have been completed. These numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has issued a temporary pause on the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines beginning on Tuesday, April 13, following recommendations by the CDC and FDA. The pause comes while federal health agencies investigate whether six reported cases of blood clotting in other states were caused by the vaccine. Read more here.

Since Tuesday, 11,066 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,732,014. Of the tests reported today, 8,712 were PCR tests and 2,354 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 325 patients were hospitalized across the state (up 5 from Tuesday), and 49 of those patients were on ventilators (no change from Tuesday)

Across Acadiana, there were 87 new cases and 3 new deaths reported since Tuesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,348 cases (up 11) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 21,823 cases (up 31) | 412 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,492 cases (up 2) | 91 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,757 cases (up 6) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,109 cases (down 1) | 93 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette - 22,644 cases (up 8) | 272 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 8,625 cases (up 2) | 251 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Martin - 5,092 cases (up 6) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,601 cases (up 15) | 133 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,198 (up 6) | 116 deaths (no change)

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FROM TUESDAY:

As of April 13, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 442 and there have been 14 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 304 are confirmed cases and 138 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Tuesday is 450,279. The current total death count is 10,255.

The collection dates for most of these cases (99%) fall between April 5 and April 12, 2021. 99.3% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 0.7% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Monday, April 12 there have been 2,255,300 vaccine doses administered and 966,365 vaccine series completed. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 143,570 vaccine series have been initiated and 98,347 (16.23% of the population) have been completed. These numbers will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those within the current priority. On Monday, March 29, all Louisiana residents 16 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine are required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

The state has issued a temporary pause on the administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines beginning on Tuesday, April 13, following recommendations by the CDC and FDA. The pause comes while federal health agencies investigate whether six reported cases of blood clotting in other states were caused by the vaccine. Read more here.

Since Monday, 14,983 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,720,948. Of the tests reported today, 13,086 were PCR tests and 1,897 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 330 patients were hospitalized across the state (up 22 from Monday), and 49 of those patients were on ventilators (up 5 from Monday)

Across Acadiana, there were 119 new cases and 3 new deaths reported since Monday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,337 cases (up 1) | 191 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 21,792 cases (up 28) | 411 deaths (up 2)
  • Evangeline - 3,490 cases (up 10) | 91 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,751 cases (up 4) | 152 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,110 cases (up 7) | 92 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 22,636 cases (up 31) | 272 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 8,623 cases (up 21) | 250 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,086 cases (up 1) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,586 cases (down 7) | 133 deaths (up 1)
  • Vermilion - 5,192 (up 16) | 116 deaths (no change)

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