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COVID-19: State update - 458,581 cases, 10,382 deaths

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Posted at 12:05 PM, Apr 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-30 13:05:01-04

As of April 30, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 689 and there have been 6 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 423 are confirmed cases and 266 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Friday is 458,581. The current total death count is 10,382.

The collection dates for most of these cases (93%) fall between April 22 and April 29, 2021. 98.4% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 1.6% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

LDH is reporting an additional 40,614 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 2,630,581 doses, including 1,236,489 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday.

In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 158,918 vaccine series have been initiated and 132,093 (21.8% 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 Thursday, 19,946 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 7,018,350. Of the tests reported today, 15,906 were PCR tests and 4,040 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 320 patients were hospitalized across the state (up 12 from Thursday), and 45 of those patients were on ventilators (down 7 from Thursday).

Across Acadiana, there were 121 new cases and 3 new deaths reported since Thursday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,481 cases (up 11) | 192 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 22,340 cases (up 40) | 426 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,580 cases (no change) | 92 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,971 cases (up 7) | 153 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,149 cases (up 6) | 96 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette - 23,220 cases (up 26) | 276 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 8,813 cases (up 6) | 253 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,208 cases (up 1) | 116 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,665 cases (up 8) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,324 (up 16) | 119 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM THURSDAY:

As of April 29, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 574 and there have been 9 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 426 are confirmed cases and 148 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Thursday is 457,896. The current total death count is 10,376.

The collection dates for most of these cases (88%) fall between April 21 and April 28, 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.

LDH is reporting an additional 40,614 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 2,630,581 doses, including 1,236,489 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. (Due to technical issues, LDH says it is reporting vaccination data through 4/28/2021.)

In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 158,918 vaccine series have been initiated and 132,093 (21.8% 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 Wednesday, 24,945 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 6,998,404. Of the tests reported today, 23,329 were PCR tests and 1,616 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 308 patients were hospitalized across the state (up 1 from Wednesday), and 52 of those patients were on ventilators (up 2 from Wednesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 221 new cases and 5 new deaths reported since Wednesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 6,470 cases (up 7) | 192 deaths (up 1)
  • Calcasieu - 22,300 cases (up 35) | 425 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,580 cases (up 15) | 92 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,964 cases (up 25) | 153 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 3,143 cases (up 3) | 95 deaths (up 2)
  • Lafayette - 23,194 cases (up 65) | 275 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 8,807 cases (up 15) | 253 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 5,207 cases (up 12) | 116 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 4,657 cases (up 16) | 134 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 5,316 (up 28) | 119 deaths (no change)

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FROM WEDNESDAY:

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 - 6,463 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)

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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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