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There are now 36 presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the State of Louisiana.
Today, the Department of Health shared guidance with providers that recommends COVID-19 testing for any patient with fever, respiratory symptoms and a negative influenza test.
Caddo - 1 case
Jefferson - 3 cases
Lafourche - 1 case
Orleans - 26 cases
St. Bernard - 1 case
St. Charles - 1 case
St. Tammany - 2 cases
Terrebonne - 1 case
All patients suspected (and undergoing testing) for COVID-19 should isolate at home until they receive their test results. If test results are positive, patients should be isolated at home until cleared by a physician or public health official.
As of 4:30 pm on Friday March 13, 108 tests for the novel virus have been completed in the state.