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.