ONE-STOP-SHOP: Stats, links related to COVID-19

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ONE-STOP-SHOP: Stats, links related to COVID-19
COVID-19 (Source: WAFB)

LOUISIANA (WAFB) - This is your one-stop-shop guide to everything you need to know about the impact of COVID-19. Categories are listed alphabetically. If you have questions, Louisiana has a statewide call network. Please call 211 or text the keyword LACOVID to 898-211. If you are stressed out and need help from a free, confidential crisis counselor text REACHOUT to 741741.

As of Wednesday, Jan. 20, the Louisiana Department of Health reported the following coronavirus cases for the state:

  • 374,582 total cases - 2,536 new cases
  • 8,383 total deaths - 59 new deaths
  • 1,858 patients in hospitals - decrease of 47 patients
  • 243 patients on ventilators - decrease of 6 patients
  • 320,025 patients recovered - increase of 21,411 patients

“Because of the daily removal of newly identified duplicates and out of state cases, the new case increase may not match the difference between today’s and yesterday’s total case count,” LDH says.

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LOUISIANA VACCINE INFORMATION (Updated on Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Current Phase of Distribution - Phase 1B, Tier 1

Vaccine Series Initiated - 232,131

Total Doses Administered - 267,720

Providers Enrolled - 1,756

Completed Vaccine Series - 35,589

Vaccine Doses Administered since previous update - 66,343

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the following MIS-C cases, as of 11/04/2020:

Confirmed Cases: 91

Deaths: 5

Age Range: 0-19

Median Age: 6

Gender: Female 36 (39.6%) | Male 55 (60.4%)

Clinical Status: Hospitalized 1 (1.1%) Discharged 85 (93.4%) | Died 5 (5.5%)

Race: Asian 3 (3.3%) Black 43 (47.3%) Other 13 (14.3%) White 32 (35.2%) Unknown 0

Ethnicity: Hispanic 22 (24.2%) Non-Hispanic 69 (75.8%)


If all of this is a bit overwhelming and you need to lighten your mood, head on over to our section called Reason to Smile. We’re posting uplifting stories and sharing what real people are doing to keep finding joy in everyday life. We also have a corresponding Facebook group.


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