🦠 LCD Daily Update: August 19, 2020 📉

779 new cases out of 14,983 tests for a percent positive => 5.20%

37 new deaths

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ANALYSIS & COMMENTS

📌 Comparing the 7-day average to the previous 7-day period: cases are down 45% while testing is down 21%.

LOUISIANA COVID19


COVID19 TRENDS

Based on reporting date:
7-day average daily new cases = 847
7-day average daily percent positive = 5.57%


COVID19 CASES

Total cases = 139,903

Cases come from:
East Baton Rouge – 129
Jefferson – 106
Lafayette – 70
Calcasieu – 53
St. Tammany – 51
Ascension – 46
Tangipahoa – 45
Terrebonne – 45
Livingston – 44
Orleans – 40
Ouachita – 40
Rapides – 37
Caddo – 36
Allen – 35
Lafourche – 33
St. Landry – 25
Vermilion – 25
St. Martin – 24
Red River – 24
Webster – 23




COVID19 DEATHS

37 new deaths for a total of 4,468

Deaths come from:
East Baton Rouge – 3
Lafourche – 2
Tangipahoa – 2
Allen – 2
Avoyelles – 2
Lincoln – 2
Grant – 2
St. John the Baptist – 1
Orleans – 1
Jefferson – 1
Caddo – 1
St. Tammany – 1
St. Martin – 1
Iberia – 1
Red River – 1
Acadia – 1
St. Landry – 1
Rapides – 1
Jackson – 1
Morehouse – 1


COVID19 HOSPITALIZATIONS & VENTILATORS

Hospitalizations are down -44 for a total of 1,160
People on ventilators are down 12 for a total of 175


COVID19 TESTING

New tests reported: 14,983
Total tests: 1,704,974



COVID19 BY PARISH

Parish percent positive for todays reported cases (select parishes)
Ascension – 13.98%
Terrebonne – 12.33%
East Baton Rouge – 10.01%
Vermilion – 7.89%
Ouachita – 7.07%
Calcasieu – 6.74%
Jefferson – 5.58%
Iberia – 5.26%
Rapides – 5.04%
St. Tammany – 4.83%
Lafayette – 4.63%
Caddo – 3.49%
Orleans – 1.75%