The latest Cenla COVID-19 cases, information, testing locations
State and local information
ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Health officials in Louisiana are now reporting there are 68,263 cases (+2,040 since the previous update) of COVID-19 reported in the state. There have been 3,211 deaths (+23 since previous update) reported.
Currently, 1,025 (+61) COVID-19 patients are hospitalized. Of those, 109 (same) patients require ventilators.
In Central Louisiana, as of July 7:
|Cases and Deaths Per Parish|
|Allen: 368 cases (+14) / 11 deaths (same)|
|Avoyelles: 402 cases (+12) / 15 deaths (+1)|
|Beauregard: 269 cases (+10) / 9 deaths (same)|
|Catahoula: 204 (+6) cases / 3 deaths (same)|
|Concordia: 126 cases (+8) / 6 deaths (same)|
|Evangeline: 247 cases (+13) / 1 death (same)|
|Grant: 103 cases (+9) / 2 death (+2)|
|La Salle: 109 cases (+5) / 0 deaths|
|Natchitoches: 334 cases (+4) / 14 deaths (same)|
|Rapides: 1,759 cases (+60) / 72 deaths (+4)|
|Sabine: 120 cases (+21) / 1 death (same)|
|St. Landry: 850 (+53) / 57 deaths (same)|
|Vernon: 217 cases (+30) / 9 deaths (+1)|
|Winn: 263 cases (+5) / 5 deaths (same)|
All of Louisiana’s 64 parishes have reported cases.
Presumed recovered as of June 30: 43,026 (+801)
A person is presumed recovered if: 1) it has been more than 14 days since he/she tested positive and he/she is not currently in the hospital or deceased (when hospital status is known), or 2) it has been more than 21 days since he/she tested positive and he/she is not deceased (when hospital status is unknown).
LDH will update recovery data weekly on Mondays.
As of July 6, 52.42% of COVID-19 deaths in Louisiana occurred among African Americans, and 46.05% occurred among white residents. The top three underlying conditions among COVID-19 deaths are hypertension (62.09%), diabetes (37.82%) and cardiac disease (21.22%).
Male: 52.00% / Female: 48.00%
Contact your doctor if you have any symptoms or if you have possibly come in contact with someone with COVID-19.
HOW TO GET TESTED:
For an overview of the program click here. https://files.constantcontact.com/3c348139001/a07f4f82-40ed-4796-b0bb-644186b940ed.pdf
The Region 6 Mobile Test Site Concept of Operations Document click here https://files.constantcontact.com/3c348139001/aea4fa0c-2bcd-4b07-aed5-5664fc2234d7.pdf
Mobile Testing will occur between 8-11 a.m for all locations.
All mobile testing locations and times are in the 211 system; residents of central Louisiana can call 211 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for information on COVID-19 or to find out where and when they can be tested.
LDH is offering a counseling service 24/7 for those who may be feeling overwhelmed and anxious about the outbreak. The service is available to help anyone trying to cope with the associated stress. Trained counselors will provide information for services related to mental health and substance abuse related to coronavirus. Call 1-866-310-7977.
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is notified of any positive results. Updates on the LDH website are posted daily at noon.
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