Recently the mask mandate has been lifted by Governor Edwards. Now he's got even more things to deal with as just yesterday Lake Charles endured a catastrophic tornado that rip quickly through the city. However, the question is still how are the numbers doing with COVID-19? According to USA facts, here are the latest stats of Louisiana parishes and how they rank in numbers. Here are the 10 Louisiana Parishes with the most reported COVID-19 cases.

Acadia Parish is reporting an average of 8 cases per day with 10,450 cases and 249 reported deaths in the parish. There have been 11 newly reported COVID-19 cases with 0 deaths on Oct 26, 2021

Ascension Parish has an astonishing 21,739 cases with 241 deaths and a report of 9 cases on a 7- day average. As of Oct 26, there were 5 newly reported COVID-19 cases with 0 reported deaths.

East Baton Rouge Parish is reporting 63,737 cases of COVID-19 with 31 reported on a 7-day average. In East Baton Rouge Parish, there were 41 newly reported cases and 0 reported deaths as of Oct 26, 2021.

Jefferson Parish is reporting 69,429 cases of COVID-19 with 30 reported on a 7-day average. In Jefferson Parish, there were 23 newly reported cases and 2 newly reported deaths as of Oct 26, 2021.

Right here on the home front, Calcasieu Parish has 34,395 with 25 cases reported on a 7- day average and 610 deaths to this day. There were 17 newly reported COVID-19 cases and 0 newly reported COVID-19 related deaths on Oct 26, 2021.

Lafayette Parish is reporting 38,746 cases of COVID-19 with 32 cases reported on a 7- day average and 401 deaths being reported. In Lafayette Parish, there were 23 newly reported cases and 0 newly reported deaths of COVID-19 on Oct 26, 2021.

Orleans Parish is reporting 46,707 cases of COVID-19 with 28 COVID-19 cases reported over a 7- day average with 994 deaths being reported. In Orleans Parish, there were 28 newly reported COVID-19 cases and 0 newly reported COVID-19 deaths on Octo 26,2021.

St. Tammany Parish reports 43,485 cases of COVID-19 with 24 COVID-19 cases reported during a 7- day average with 720 deaths being reported to date. St Tammany Parish reported 23 new cases and 0 newly reported COvid-19 deaths to date.

Ouachita Parish reports 31,446 cases of COVID-19 with 583 deaths total and 19 cases reported during a 7- day average. In Ouachita Parish, there were 16 newly reported COVID-19 cases and 0 newly reported COVID-19 deaths on Oct 26, 2021

Caddo Parish reported 39,353 cases of COVID-19 with a total of 957 deaths. There were 42 newly reported cases and 1 newly reported COVID-19 death on Oct 26, 2021.

While these numbers are rather staggering, this is only a small portion of the rest of the world. At the end of the day, it is important that you do what's best to protect yourself. This is something that we may very well have to become accustomed to as a new way of life. However, I am sure the last thing we want to do is be a contributor to the numbers.

 

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