(WAFB) - Officials with the Louisiana Department of Health are tracking the number of positive cases of COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, and deaths from the virus in the Baton Rouge area.
Coroner Dr. Beau Clark reports a total of 438 COVID-19 related deaths in East Baton Rouge Parish. The coroner’s office tracks the number of people who die in the parish, even if they aren’t residents of the parish.
LDH officials say the deaths of a Mississippi man and women do not count towards the total number of COVID-19 deaths in East Baton Rouge Parish or the State of Louisiana.
Below you can find the list of parishes surrounding Baton Rouge with positive cases of COVID-19. Click the “Cases/Deaths by Parish” on the bottom left portion of the interactive map for a parish by parish breakdown.
Click here for more information from Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome’s Office regarding COVID-19.
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