Terrebonne parish reports 7 cases; Four new Covid-19 deaths brings state total to 14

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The Louisiana Department of Health on Friday confirmed Terrebonne Parish is now reporting 7 cases. Lafourche Parish is reporting 5.

 

Louisiana has four additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 14.



 

The deaths of a 38-year-old Catahoula Parish resident, a 77-year-old Jefferson Parish resident, a 72-year-old Orleans Parish resident and a 49-year-old Orleans Parish resident were reported today. All had underlying medical conditions.

 

The total number of cases has risen to 537. That’s 58 new cases today.

 

Orleans Parish is now reporting 326 cases, 10 deaths; Jefferson, 104 cases, 2 deaths; Catahoula, 1 case, 1 death; St. James, 1 case, 1 death; St. Tammany, 12; Caddo, 12; East Baton Rouge, 7; St. Charles, 7; Lafayette, 6; St. Bernard, 5; Bossier, 5; St. John the Baptist, 6; Ascension, 3; Calcasieu, 3; Rapids, 3; St. Landry, 2; Washington, 2; DeSoto, 2; Iberia, 2; St. James, 1; Acadia, 1; Assumption, 1; Iberville, 1; Livingston, 1; Plaquemines, 1; Webster, 1; East Baton Rouge Parish, 1; Tangipahoa, 1; West Baton Rouge, 3; Parish under investigation, 7.



 

Cases reported include positive COVID-19 tests results from both the LDH Office of Public Health Laboratory and commercial labs. The CDC no longer requires that positive test results be confirmed.

 

1,047 tests have been completed by the state lab. 847 tests have been reported to the state by commercial labs.