1172 COVID-19 Cases in Louisiana – 1 Death in NW LA
There are now 1172 cases of Coronavirus in Louisiana. 34 people have died including 1 in Webster Parish.
More than 6,000 people have been tested in state and private labs. The majority of the cases are in the New Orleans area with 567 cases in Orleans Parish and 252 cases in Jefferson Parish. There are now 34 cases in Caddo, 12 in Bossier, 5 in DeSoto, 3 in Webster, 1 in Bienville, 2 in Natchitoches and 2 cases in Claiborne Parish.
If you have questions about coronavirus, please contact the Louisiana 211 Network by dialing dial 211. Or, you can text the keyword LACOVID to 898-211 for the most current information about the outbreak as it becomes available.
To minimize the risk of spread, Louisiana officials are advising the public to practice social distancing by not gathering with large groups of people. Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana and introduce the virus to new communities.
Governor John Bel Edwards has issued a stay at home order for Louisiana residents. Click here to read the full order.
- Stay home unless it is necessary to go to work or get necessities.
- Cover your cough.
- Wash your hands.
For a list of additional guidance for the public click here.