ONE-STOP-SHOP: Louisiana stats, links related to COVID-19

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As of Monday, August 15, 2022, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) reported the following coronavirus cases and totals for the state:

  • 1,403,404 total cases - 3,139 new cases
  • 17,708 total deaths - 10 new deaths
  • 562 patients in hospitals - decrease of 40 patients
  • 25 patients on ventilators - increase of 4 patients

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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 Thursday, August 11, 2022:

  • Current phase of distribution: Everyone 6 months+
  • New Initiated - 1,310
  • New Completed - 1,116
  • Total Vaccine Series Initiated - 2,812,419
  • Total Completed Vaccine Series - 2,499,672

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

Deaths: 14

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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