Louisiana coronavirus cases increase to 19

Posted at 4:56 PM, Mar 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 17:59:50-04

Louisiana is now reporting 19 presumptive positive cases in the state.

There are now 15 cases total in Orleans Parish and an second case now being reported in Jefferson Parish.

No change in the number of cases out of Caddo and Lafourche Parish.

The number is up by five cases. Thursday morning 13 cases were reported.

Iberia Parish was taken off of the listof presumptive cases. That patient is a current resident of Lafourche Parish and is being treated there.

Updates can be found on the Louisiana Department of Health site.