Louisiana COVID-19 Statistics

Updated Aug 2, 2021 @ 12:02pm EDT
Population  4,648,000   |   Policy  Reopening State
Cases
541,679
Total
11.65% Per Capita
Deaths
10,999
Total
0.237% Per Capita
New Cases
113,087
August 2
20.9% Growth

Yesterday there were 0 new confirmed* cases, 0 recoveries, 0 deaths. The current 7-day rolling average of 901 new cases/day declined 21.99% from 14 days ago, while the average of 21 deaths/day declined 16% in Louisiana, at that rate...

Cases in 7 Days
550,538
Estimated
8,859 New Cases
Cases in 14 Days
566,215
Estimated
24,536 New Cases
Cases in 30 Days
662,850
Estimated
121,171 New Cases
Louisiana
Mortality Rate
2%
Currently
W.H.O.
Mortality Rate
3.6%
Average
Deaths in 7 Days
11,139
Estimated
140 New Deaths
Deaths in 14 Days
11,268
Estimated
269 New Deaths
Deaths in 30 Days
11,517
Estimated
518 New Deaths

* The number of cases displayed reflects how many have been tested & confirmed so far. It does NOT include the potentially many undetected people who are currently infected with COVID-19, whether asymptomatic or undiagnosed.


Testing Stats

Tests Performed
5,695,464
Total as of Aug 1
122.54% Per Capita
Tests Per Day
0
7 Day Avg
0% Per Capita
Positive Test Rate
3.5%
7 Day Avg
W.H.O. target: 10% max
Another gauge of expanding infection is an increasing positive test rate relative to overall testing.
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Helpful Resources

CDC: How to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to COVID-19
EPA Approved Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19
Dont Panic: Comprehensive COVID-19 Guide
Food Safety and COVID-19: A Comprehensive Guide

Data Sources:
John Hopkins CSSE
CDC Testing Report

References:
https://www.aha.org/statistics/fast-facts-us-hospitals
http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/cbn/2020/cbnreport-02272020.html
https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/10/simple-math-alarming-answers-covid-19/
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/index.html
https://covidactnow.org/
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