COVID-19: State update – 1,221,493 coronavirus cases, 16,465 deaths
COVID-19: State update – 1,221,493 coronavirus cases, 16,465 deaths

COVID-19: State update – 1,221,493 coronavirus cases, 16,465 deaths

As of February 21, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,029 and there have been 65 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Monday is 1,221,493. The current total death count is 16,465.

On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Monday, LDH says 228 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 62,575 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 64 percent of cases and 60 percent of deaths from February 2 to February 9, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 69 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 5,804 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,966,252 doses, including 2,416,494 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,671 vaccine series have been initiated and 283,716 (46.81% of the population) have been completed. A total of 941,301 “extra doses” have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 731 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 164 from Friday). Of those patients, 74 were on ventilators (down 19 from Friday).

Across Acadiana, there were 643 new cases and 8 new deaths reported since Friday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia – 15,749 cases (up 17) | 286 deaths (up 1)
  • Calcasieu – 54,183 cases (up 52) | 679 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline – 8,330 cases (up 5) | 152 deaths (up 1)
  • Iberia – 18,914 cases (up 106) | 255 deaths (up 2)
  • Jefferson Davis – 6,892 cases (up 10) | 146 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette – 61,705 cases (up 280)| 476 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry – 22,027 cases (up 55) | 385 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Martin – 12,819 cases (up 61) | 180 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary – 12,385 cases (up 22) | 253 deaths (up 1)
  • Vermilion – 15,120 (up 35) | 214 deaths (no change)

See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here.

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FROM FRIDAY:

As of February 18, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,202 and there have been 47 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Friday is 1,219,464. The current total death count is 16,400.

On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Friday, LDH says 150 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 62,347 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 64 percent of cases and 60 percent of deaths from February 2 to February 9, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 69 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 6,422 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,960,448 doses, including 2,413,065 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,452 vaccine series have been initiated and 283,389 (46.76% of the population) have been completed. A total of 936,924 “extra doses” have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 895 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 61 from Thursday). Of those patients, 93 were on ventilators (down 13 from Wednesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 215 new cases and 8 new deaths reported since Wednesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia – 15,732 cases (up 13) | 285 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu – 54,131 cases (up 59) | 678 deaths (up 2)
  • Evangeline – 8,325 cases (up 4) | 151 deaths (up 1)
  • Iberia – 18,808 cases (up 23) | 253 deaths (up 1)
  • Jefferson Davis – 6,882 cases (up 2) | 146 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette – 61,425 cases (up 51)| 475 deaths (up 3)
  • St. Landry – 21,972 cases (up 29) | 384 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin – 12,758 cases (up 7) | 180 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary – 12,363 cases (up 14) | 252 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion – 15,085 (up 13) | 214 deaths (up 1)

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FROM THURSDAY:

As of February 17, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,872 and there have been 49 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Thursday is 1,218,262. The current total death count is 16,353.

On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Thursday, LDH says 255 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 62,197 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 64 percent of cases and 60 percent of deaths from February 2 to February 9, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 67 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 6,422 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,960,448 doses, including 2,413,065 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,452 vaccine series have been initiated and 283,389 (46.76% of the population) have been completed. A total of 936,924 “extra doses” have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 956 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 66 from Wednesday). Of those patients, 106 were on ventilators (down 2 from Wednesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 212 new cases and 12 new deaths reported since Wednesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia – 15,719 cases (up 7) | 285 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu – 54,072 cases (up 42) | 676 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline – 8,321 cases (up 18) | 150 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia – 18,785 cases (up 17) | 252 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis – 6,880 cases (up 5) | 146 deaths (up 3)
  • Lafayette – 61,374 cases (up 54)| 472 deaths (up 3)
  • St. Landry – 21,943 cases (up 31) | 384 deaths (up 4)
  • St. Martin – 12,751 cases (up 7) | 180 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Mary – 12,349 cases (up 10) | 252 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion – 15,072 (up 21) | 213 deaths (up 1)

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FROM WEDNESDAY:

As of February 16, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,396 and there have been 46 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Wednesday is 1,216,390. The current total death count is 16,304.

On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Wednesday, LDH says 180 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 61,942 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 64 percent of cases and 60 percent of deaths from February 2 to February 9, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 69 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 7,495 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,954,026 doses, including 2,409,522 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,127 vaccine series have been initiated and 282,989 (46.69% of the population) have been completed. A total of 931,935 “extra doses” have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 1,022 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 66 from Tuesday). Of those patients, 108 were on ventilators (down 4 from Tuesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 302 new cases and 5 new deaths reported since Tuesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia – 15,712 cases (up 15) | 285 deaths (up 2)
  • Calcasieu – 54,030 cases (up 60) | 676 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline – 8,303 cases (up 9) | 150 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia – 18,768 cases (up 26) | 252 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis – 6,875 cases (up 12) | 143 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette – 61,320 cases (up 95)| 469 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry – 21,912 cases (up 31) | 380 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Martin – 12,744 cases (up 16) | 179 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary – 12,339 cases (up 14) | 252 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion – 15,051 (up 24) | 212 deaths (no change)

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FROM TUESDAY:

As of February 15, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,557 and there have been 42 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Tuesday is 1,214,994. The current total death count is 16,258.

On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Monday, LDH says 183 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 61,762 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 67 percent of cases and 61 percent of deaths from January 27 to February 2, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 69 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 7,495 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,954,026 doses, including 2,409,522 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,127 vaccine series have been initiated and 282,989 (46.69% of the population) have been completed. A total of 931,935 “extra doses” have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 1,088 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 47 from Monday). Of those patients, 112 were on ventilators (down 3 from Monday).

Across Acadiana, there were 325 new cases and 8 new deaths reported since Monday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia – 15,697 cases (up 24) | 283 deaths (up 1)
  • Calcasieu – 53,970 cases (up 76) | 675 deaths (up 3)
  • Evangeline – 8,294 cases (up 14) | 150 deaths (up 1)
  • Iberia – 18,742 cases (up 33) | 252 deaths (up 2)
  • Jefferson Davis – 6,863 cases (up 4) | 143 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette – 61,225 cases (up 95)| 469 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry – 21,881 cases (up 23) | 378 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin – 12,728 cases (up 13) | 179 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Mary – 12,325 cases (up 13) | 252 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion – 15,027 (up 30) | 212 deaths (no change)

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FROM MONDAY:

As of February 14, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 3,039 and there have been 41 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state as of Monday is 1,213,437. The current total death count is 16,217.

On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in accordance with CDC, began including total and new reinfections in statewide total and new cases.

Of new COVID cases Monday, LDH says 415 are reinfections (defined as a positive viral COVID-19 test in an individual with a previous positive test at least 90 days prior). So far, 61,579 total reinfections have been reported to the state.

LDH reports that not fully vaccinated Louisiana residents accounted for 67 percent of cases and 61 percent of deaths from January 27 to February 2, 2022. Those not fully vaccinated also accounted for 71 percent of current COVID hospitalizations.

LDH is reporting an additional 7,495 COVID-19 vaccinations administered since the last update. The state has now administered 4,954,026 doses, including 2,409,522 completed two-dose series. The data will be updated every Monday and Thursday. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 313,127 vaccine series have been initiated and 282,989 (46.69% of the population) have been completed. A total of 931,935 “extra doses” have been administered.

Louisiana residents wanting to receive a vaccine can find more information here.

LDH reports that 1,135 individuals are hospitalized with COVID across the state (down 176 from Friday). Of those patients, 115 were on ventilators (down 15 from Friday).

Across Acadiana, there were 557 new cases and 12 new deaths reported since Friday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia – 15,673 cases (up 46) | 282 deaths (up 2)
  • Calcasieu – 53,894 cases (up 103) | 672 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline – 8,280 cases (up 20) | 149 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia – 18,709 cases (up 50) | 250 deaths (up 1)
  • Jefferson Davis – 6,859 cases (up 15) | 143 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette – 61,130 cases (up 144)| 469 deaths (up 3)
  • St. Landry – 21,858 cases (up 76) | 378 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Martin – 12,715 cases (up 23) | 178 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary – 12,312 cases (up 36) | 252 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion – 14,997 (up 44) | 212 deaths (up 2)

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