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Louisiana Overview

Last updated January 15, 2021 1:00 pm ET
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Key Metrics

Solid line represents Louisiana 7-day average

New tests Total test results (Specimens)

New tests is changing down. The most recent value for New tests was 0 on Jan 16, and the earlist value for New tests was 4866 on Oct 19. The highest recent value for New tests was 50041 on Jan 12.0 Access all chart data

New cases

Cases is changing down. The most recent value for Cases was 0 on Jan 16, and the earlist value for Cases was 201 on Oct 19. The highest recent value for Cases was 6876 on Jan 6.0 Access all chart data

Current hospitalizations

Hospitalization is changing up. The most recent value for Hospitalization was 2001 on Jan 16, and the earlist value for Hospitalization was 553 on Oct 19. The highest recent value for Hospitalization was 2069 on Jan 9.The lowest recent value for Hospitalization was 1530 on Dec 27. Access all chart data

New deaths

New deaths is changing down. The most recent value for New deaths was 0 on Jan 16, and the earlist value for New deaths was 16 on Oct 19. The highest recent value for New deaths was 105 on Jan 8.0 Access all chart data
Total cases
364,853
Confirmed cases
322,565
Probable cases
42,288
New cases today0
Change over 7 days6.9%+
Total tests
(test encounters)
Not Reported
Total tests
(specimens)
4,551,140
Total tests
(people)
Not Reported
Total tests (specimens)
292,095
Total tests (people)
Not Reported

Warning: Antigen reporting may significantly understate the true number of tests administered

Total tests (specimens)
Not Reported
Total tests (people)
Not Reported
Now hospitalized
2,001
Now in ICU
Not Reported
Now on ventilator
242
Ever hospitalized
Not Reported
Ever in ICU
Not Reported
Ever on ventilator
Not Reported

Hospitalization (HHS data)

See this HHS hospitalization data on a map.

Now hospitalized (confirmed + suspected)
1,781
Now hospitalized (confirmed only)
1,952
Now in ICU (confirmed + suspected)
497

This data is published by HHS.

Data as of
Total deaths
8,080
Probable deaths
449
Confirmed deaths
7,631
Total cases
26,517
Total deaths
2,789
Number of facilities affected
479
Percent of state deaths
from LTC facilities
34.5%
New cases since Jan 74.5%
New deaths since Jan 73.3%

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Data as of

Race & ethnicity data

We compute the number of cases and deaths per 100k people for each race and ethnicity.

These numbers show the scale of outcomes compared to the size of each group’s population. These are not the number of cases or deaths, rather the proportion of each demographic group who have been affected.

Race & ethnicity: cases per capita

Cases per 100,000 people
American Indian / Alaska Native
4,264
Asian
18,471
Black / African American
7,438
Hispanic / Latino
N/A
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
27,525
White
5,877

(All data is calculated)

Data as of

Race & ethnicity: deaths per capita

Deaths per 100,000 people
American Indian / Alaska Native
34*
Asian
67
Black / African American
213
Hispanic / Latino
84
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
711
White
161

(All data is calculated)

* Based on <10 deaths among members of this race/ethnicity. Interpret with caution.

Data as of

Our latest tweets about Louisiana

Our twitter handle is @COVID19Tracking@COVID19Tracking

Twitter
Louisiana reported a record 6,754 COVID-19 cases today. The state department of health notes that this does not include a backlog of cases or multiple days of reporting.

December 31, 2020

Twitter
20 states provided no update: AK, CA, CT, DC, ID, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MP, NC, ND, NH, OH, RI, SC, SD, UT, VT. 7 other states made partial updates.

December 26, 2020

Twitter
As hospitalizations continue to rise nationwide, many states that experienced significant outbreaks in earlier months are again under strain. 12 states have surpassed 300 currently hospitalized per million people in 2 distinct periods. Louisiana has been above that level 3 times.

December 17, 2020

Twitter
The following jurisdictions did not report today: AS, CT, FL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MP, NC, NH, OH, RI, SC, SD, UT, VI, VT, WY. 10 more reported partial data. Some will report two days of data tomorrow.

November 27, 2020

Twitter
We’re still compiling data on COVID-19’s spread through long-term care facilities. Complicating the effort recently: Florida went nearly three weeks without releasing long-term care death data, and Louisiana’s cumulative counts appeared to drop with facilities marked as “closed.”

October 22, 2020

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