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LDH: Probable Omicron case now confirmed

Posted at 6:29 PM, Dec 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-05 19:29:15-05

State health officials have now confirmed the first Omicron case in Louisiana.

The case was reported as "probable" earlier this week.

Here's what LDH posted on social media today:

"UPDATE: We can now officially confirm the probable case of the #Omicron variant that we reported earlier this weekend. At this time, we have identified 1 confirmed case of Omicron in Louisiana."

To read the story about the first announcement, click here.