Louisiana

Cases

New LA Cases

September 18
+979
Trend
Falling

New LA Deaths

September 18
+29
Trend
Falling

Total LA Cases

Confirmed cases
160,283
Deaths
5,342

Tests in LA

Positive-Test Rate
3.9%

County Trends

Rising
14
Falling
31
Flat
19

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Caddo 8,188 119 342
Bossier 3,068 63 104
East Baton Rouge 14,813 60 436
Ouachita 6,010 58 139
Jefferson 17,198 57 564
St. Tammany 6,779 44 250
Tangipahoa 4,365 42 116
Lafourche 3,523 41 119
Lincoln 1,097 33 47
Terrebonne 3,566 30 109
Lafayette 8,778 28 122
Natchitoches 1,071 26 25
Morehouse 743 21 20
Avoyelles 1,461 20 53
Orleans 12,287 19 585
Iberia 2,868 18 89
Jefferson Davis 1,219 17 38
Ascension 3,657 16 96
Evangeline 1,288 16 31
East Feliciana 1,713 15 66
Webster 1,174 15 22
Rapides 4,067 14 144
Union 940 14 42
De Soto 876 12 35
Livingston 3,677 11 73
Calcasieu 7,708 10 207
Acadia 2,917 10 96
St. Charles 1,756 10 58
Franklin 1,179 10 35
St. Landry 3,248 9 124
Allen 1,530 8 45
Jackson 611 8 22
Vermilion 1,991 7 57
Beauregard 980 7 37
Bienville 452 7 32
Washington 1,587 6 65
St. John the Baptist 1,574 6 98
St. Bernard 1,350 6 28
Winn 603 6 18
Iberville 1,403 5 58
Richland 746 5 10
Assumption 740 5 24
St. Mary 1,865 4 76
Madison 861 4 8
St. James 792 4 40
Plaquemines 661 4 19
Grant 479 4 30
LaSalle 417 4 7
St. Martin 2,062 3 60
West Baton Rouge 878 3 41
West Feliciana 678 3 25
St. Helena 399 3 4
Red River 351 3 21
Vernon 1,024 2 46
Claiborne 485 2 19
Catahoula 426 2 10
Cameron 220 2 2
Pointe Coupee 1,037 1 40
Sabine 825 1 13
East Carroll 541 1 4
Caldwell 298 1 3
Concordia 499 -1 12
West Carroll 336 -1 9
Tensas 158 -1 2

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Louisiana
STATUS: CLOSING AGAIN
Cases
160,283 confirmed cases, with 979 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate
Closures
Nursing-home visits; indoor performance venues; amusement parks
Fact
CDC recommends using ABHR with 60-95% alcohol in healthcare settings. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
9/10/2020
New Orleans keeps tough virus rules, state eases

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.