Online Monitoring of Coronavirus in Louisiana

Confirmed Cases and Deaths in Louisiana from COVID-19 Virus Pandemic

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Tests sites are being set up at the local level. People wishing to be tested should seek a medical referral which would require confirmed baseline symptoms for testing at sites. These symptoms typically include fever and one respiratory symptom such as coughing or shortness of breath.

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Dynamics of Coronavirus Spread in Louisiana

Coronavirus(COVID-19) disease live statistics in Louisiana

# City Confirmed Recovered Deaths
1 Jefferson 18,441 No data 581
2 East Baton Rouge 15,846 No data 456
3 Orleans 13,289 No data 592
4 Caddo 9,784 No data 390
5 Lafayette 9,345 No data 137
6 Calcasieu 8,256 No data 223
7 St. Tammany 7,580 No data 269
8 Ouachita 6,845 No data 160
9 Tangipahoa 4,930 No data 122
10 Rapides 4,593 No data 154
11 Livingston 4,135 No data 79
12 Bossier 4,023 No data 117
13 Ascension 3,992 No data 98
14 Lafourche 3,854 No data 126
15 Terrebonne 3,832 No data 123
16 St. Landry 3,565 No data 133
17 Acadia 3,091 No data 100
18 Iberia 3,049 No data 93
19 St. Martin 2,183 No data 63
20 Vermilion 2,097 No data 70
21 St. Mary 2,001 No data 84
22 St. Charles 1,920 No data 63
23 Allen 1,823 No data 54
24 East Feliciana 1,786 No data 75
25 Washington 1,731 No data 70
26 Avoyelles 1,679 No data 62
27 St. John the Baptist 1,623 No data 106
28 Lincoln 1,622 No data 48
29 St. Bernard 1,524 No data 32
30 Iberville 1,457 No data 60
31 Webster 1,430 No data 38
32 Natchitoches 1,422 No data 27
33 Evangeline 1,389 No data 39
34 Jefferson Davis 1,323 No data 43
35 Franklin 1,287 No data 44
36 Pointe Coupee 1,119 No data 40
37 Vernon 1,108 No data 55
38 Union 1,079 No data 50
39 Beauregard 1,056 No data 40
40 De Soto 1,000 No data 35
41 Sabine 960 No data 14
42 West Baton Rouge 957 No data 42
43 Madison 892 No data 8
44 Plaquemines 883 No data 19
45 Morehouse 874 No data 25
46 Richland 860 No data 16
47 St. James 832 No data 40
48 Jackson 829 No data 22
49 Assumption 788 No data 24
50 West Feliciana 747 No data 25
51 Winn 674 No data 19
52 Claiborne 593 No data 24
53 Bienville 581 No data 33
54 Concordia 576 No data 16
55 East Carroll 575 No data 6
56 Grant 522 No data 30
57 LaSalle 483 No data 10
58 Catahoula 455 No data 14
59 St. Helena 430 No data 4
60 Red River 405 No data 24
61 West Carroll 369 No data 11
62 Caldwell 340 No data 3
63 Cameron 238 No data 2
64 Tensas 186 No data 2

What Is a Coronavirus?

A coronavirus is a virus belonging to a large family of viruses that cause respiratory problems in humans, ranging from the cold to other more severe diseases.

Its name originates from the Latin word for “crown” and the Ancient Greek korōnè, wreath, and refers to the appearance of the viruses.


  • The most well-known coronaviruses are SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or camel flu) and SARS-COV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2).
  • These viruses are also present in animals such as camels, cattle, cats, and bats.
Covid-19: Brief

Covid-19: Brief

Covid-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) is an infectious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. This virus made its first appearance in Wuhan, China on 31 December, 2019. Several of those infected worked at a seafood market where livestock alongside other animals such as bats and snakes were present. This suggested that the virus was spread from animal to person. It emerged later that a large number of patients had been not been exposed to animals which indicates a person-to-person spread.


  • Since the outbreak in China, every country on the continent except Antarctica has been fighting to contain the virus.
  • Cases are increasing daily, despite mandated measures such as lockdowns or contact bans.
  • Europe is considered to be at the heart of the spread with countries such as Italy and Spain reporting thousands of fatalities daily.

Vaccines or anti-viral drugs have yet to be discovered to stop the increasing number of fatalities worldwide

How It Spreads

  • Via respiratory droplets, e.g. coughing, sneezing, talking, breathing
  • Via dust
  • Via close contact, e.g. handshakes, surfaces (the virus can live on surfaces for up to 72 hours)

The most common way that this disease spreads is through close contact with a person who has the infection. Every time a person coughs or sneezes, they produce droplets – a single cough can emit as many as 3,000 while a sneeze 10,000. Close contact is within around 6 feet.


Although COVID-19 symptoms may vary from person to person, WHO has provided certain indicators. People who are fit and healthy with no underlying symptoms are most likely to experience the following symptoms:

  • Fever – if you feel hot to the touch and have a temperature higher than 100.4 F (38.0 C).
  • Shortness of breath – as COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, this is a symptom to be monitored carefully.
  • A dry cough
  • Fatigue
COVID-19 symptoms

How to Prevent

The best way to prevent virus affecting you is to keep up with simple but vital recommendations.

Wash your hands thoroughly:

  • After you’ve been to the bathroom, before preparing food and regularly at all other times.
  • Use soap and water, or if not available, an alcohol-based solution.
  • Sing or hum your favorite melody to make sure you wash your hands for the recommended length of 20 seconds.

Practice ’social distancing’:

  • Skip meeting up with friends and limit contact with household members
  • Work remotely, if possible – check your company’s policies regarding remote working
  • Only go out if you need to go to the shops or to work, but keep at least 6 feet between you and other people– especially important if they’re sneezing or coughing

If you’re sick:

  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve or a tissue and dispose of it immediately
  • Self-isolate at home for 14 days – the time it takes for symptoms to appear after exposure to COVID-19

How to Get Tested

Due to limited resources, it is not possible for everyone to get tested. Nevertheless, you can generally request a test from your doctor or health authority if you can answer ‘yes’ to the following questions (different rules may apply according to your country of residence):

  • Have you been experiencing the above symptoms?
  • Have you travelled to highly affected countries within 14 days of symptoms appearing?
  • Have you been in close contact with another person who has tested positive for COVID19?

Arranging a test:

  • Don’t travel to your doctor’s surgery or local hospital. If you suspect you have coronavirus, you risk infecting others
  • Call your GP who will arrange for you to go to a dedicated test center where they will take a mouth or nose swab
  • Results from the test lab will usually be available in 24-72 hours

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