ONE-STOP-SHOP: Stats, links related to COVID-19

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ONE-STOP-SHOP: Stats, links related to COVID-19
COVID-19 (Source: WAFB)

LOUISIANA (WAFB) - This is your one-stop-shop guide to everything you need to know about the impact of COVID-19. Categories are listed alphabetically. If you have questions, Louisiana has a statewide call network. Please call 211 or text the keyword LACOVID to 898-211. If you are stressed out and need help from a free, confidential crisis counselor text REACHOUT to 741741.

As of Friday, Jan. 22, the Louisiana Department of Health reported the following coronavirus cases for the state:

  • 380,255 total cases - 1,937 new cases
  • 8,483 total deaths - 41 new deaths
  • 1,747 patients in hospitals - decrease of 53 patients
  • 216 patients on ventilators - decrease of 17 patients
  • 320,025 patients recovered - no change

“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 Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Current Phase of Distribution - Phase 1B, Tier 1

Vaccine Series Initiated - 260,453

Total Doses Administered - 301,316

Providers Enrolled - 1,809

Completed Vaccine Series - 40,863

Vaccine Doses Administered since previous update - 33,596

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting the following MIS-C cases, as of 11/04/2020:

Confirmed Cases: 91

Deaths: 5

Age Range: 0-19

Median Age: 6

Gender: Female 36 (39.6%) | Male 55 (60.4%)

Clinical Status: Hospitalized 1 (1.1%) Discharged 85 (93.4%) | Died 5 (5.5%)

Race: Asian 3 (3.3%) Black 43 (47.3%) Other 13 (14.3%) White 32 (35.2%) Unknown 0

Ethnicity: Hispanic 22 (24.2%) Non-Hispanic 69 (75.8%)

If all of this is a bit overwhelming and you need to lighten your mood, head on over to our section called Reason to Smile. We’re posting uplifting stories and sharing what real people are doing to keep finding joy in everyday life. We also have a corresponding Facebook group.







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