ONE-STOP-SHOP: Louisiana stats, links related to COVID-19
Louisiana’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline at 1-855-453-0774
This is your one-stop-shop guide to everything you need to know about the impact of COVID-19.
As of Friday, August 5, 2022, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) reported the following coronavirus cases and totals for the state:
- 1,389,464 total cases - 1,760 new cases
- 17,633 total deaths - 12 new deaths
- 644 patients in hospitals - decrease of 33 patients
- 16 patients on ventilators - increase of 1 patient
CURRENT LOUISIANA CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION
“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.
LOUISIANA VACCINE INFORMATION (Updated on Mondays and Thursdays)
As of Tuesday, August 2, 2022:
- Current phase of distribution: Everyone 6 months+
- New Initiated - 1,603
- New Completed - 1,302
- Total Vaccine Series Initiated - 2,809,596
- Total Completed Vaccine Series - 2,497,301
COVID-19 VACCINE LOCATIONS: https://ldh.la.gov/covidvaccine-locations
COVID-19 TESTING RESOURCES (When should you get tested for COVID-19?): https://ldh.la.gov/page/covid-testing-resources
TESTING SITES: https://ldh.la.gov/page/covid19-testing-sites
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the following MIS-C cases, as of 02/02/2022:
Confirmed Cases: 309
Age Range: 0-20
Median Age: 10
Gender: Female 116 (37.5%) | Male 193 (62.5%)
Clinical Status: Hospitalized 1 (0.3%) Discharged 294 (95.1%) | Died 14 (4.5%)
Race: Asian 7 (2.3%) Black 149 (48.2%) Other 32 (10.3%) White 121 (39.2%) Unknown 0
Ethnicity: Hispanic 41 (13.3%) Non-Hispanic 268 (86.7%)
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