Louisiana COVID-19 Statistics

Updated Sep 26, 2020 @ 12:27am EDT
Population  4,648,000   |   Policy  Reopening State
Cases
163,928
Total
3.53% Per Capita
Deaths
5,444
Total
0.117% Per Capita
Recovered
0
Total
158,484 In Recovery
New Cases
706
September 26
0.4% Growth

Yesterday there were 577 new confirmed* cases, 0 recoveries, 16 deaths. The current 7-day rolling average of 560 new cases/day declined 16.67% from 14 days ago, while the average of 16 deaths/day declined 33.33% in Louisiana, at that rate...

Cases in 7 Days
167,904
Estimated
3,976 New Cases
Cases in 14 Days
171,978
Estimated
8,050 New Cases
Cases in 30 Days
181,658
Estimated
17,730 New Cases
Louisiana
Mortality Rate
3.3%
Currently
W.H.O.
Mortality Rate
3.6%
Average
Deaths in 7 Days
5,545
Estimated
101 New Deaths
Deaths in 14 Days
5,628
Estimated
184 New Deaths
Deaths in 30 Days
5,747
Estimated
303 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
2,256,065
Total as of Sep 25
48.54% Per Capita
Tests Per Day
15,583
7 Day Avg
0.34% Per Capita
Positive Test Rate
3.8%
7 Day Avg
W.H.O. target: 10% max
Another gauge of expanding infection is an increasing positive test rate relative to overall testing.

Hospitalization Stats

The average rate of non-ICU hospitalization is 15%. Louisiana has approximately 15,339 non-ICU hospital beds in total.
Current Non-ICU Patients
23,773
Estimated (15% of Cases)
Non-ICU Capacity
154%
Estimated In Use
The average rate of ICU hospitalization is 5%. States have on average 20 - 30 ICU beds per 100,000 people, so Louisiana has roughly between 930 and 1395 ICU beds. At the current rate Louisiana...
Current ICU Patients
7,924
Estimated (5% of Cases)
ICU Capacity
568% - 852%
Estimated In Use

Aggregate Daily & Cumulative Stats

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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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