Louisiana COVID-19 Statistics

Updated Jan 24, 2021 @ 4:03pm EST
Population  4,648,000   |   Policy  Reopening State
Cases
383,862
Total
8.26% Per Capita
Deaths
8,565
Total
0.184% Per Capita
New Cases
3,607
January 24
0.9% Growth

Yesterday there were 0 new confirmed* cases, 0 recoveries, 0 deaths. The current 7-day rolling average of 2,201 new cases/day declined 40.22% from 14 days ago, while the average of 58 deaths/day grew 20.8% in Louisiana, at that rate...

Cases in 7 Days
396,140
Estimated
12,278 New Cases
Cases in 14 Days
404,295
Estimated
20,433 New Cases
Cases in 30 Days
414,122
Estimated
30,260 New Cases
Louisiana
Mortality Rate
2.2%
Currently
W.H.O.
Mortality Rate
3.6%
Average
Deaths in 7 Days
8,995
Estimated
430 New Deaths
Deaths in 14 Days
9,468
Estimated
903 New Deaths
Deaths in 30 Days
10,706
Estimated
2,141 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
4,775,952
Total as of Jan 24
102.75% Per Capita
Tests Per Day
19,658
7 Day Avg
0.42% Per Capita
Positive Test Rate
3.6%
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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