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

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ONE-STOP-SHOP: Stats, links related to COVID-19
Continued coverage of 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 Wednesday, August 12, the Louisiana Department of Health reported the following cases for the state:

  • 134,304 positive cases - increase of 1,215 cases
  • 4,238 deaths - 43 new deaths
  • 1,320 patients in the hospital - decrease in 15 patients
  • 210 patients on ventilators - decrease in 4 patients
  • 103,512 patients recovered - increase of 14,429
  • 80% of these cases reported to the state today were community spread.
  • 27% of these cases reported today are of individuals 18-29 years old.

Since Tuesday, Aug. 11, 30,045 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 1,598,609.

RELATED: COVID-19 cases at La. nursing homes


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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LEGAL


MENTAL HEALTH


OTHER RESOURCES


PPE


SCAMS


SPORTS


TAXES


TESTING


UNEMPLOYMENT


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES/HOW YOU CAN HELP

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