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Louisiana COVID-19 Cases
Louisiana Total Coronavirus Cases: 1,548,508
Louisiana New Coronavirus Deaths:
Louisiana Total Coronavirus Deaths: 18,572
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 104,537,372
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 173
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,136,960
Coronavirus News for Baton Rouge
LA, metro area consists of East Baton Rouge Parish, Livingston Parish, Ascension Parish, and seven other parishes. In the past week, there were an average of 1.7 new coronavirus cases every day ... More info »24/7 Wall St - 04/24/2022 06:55pm
In the Baton Rouge metropolitan area, located in Louisiana, a total of 84,611 COVID-19 cases have been reported to date. Adjusted for population, there have been 10,198 reported infections for ... More info »24/7 Wall St - 07/15/2021 07:29am
East Baton Rouge's government may have more time than previously thought to fix its stormwater system — which could require millions of dollars a year and new taxes or fees ... More info »The Advocate - 02/03/2023 07:00pm
From the environmental impacts of Mardi Gras to health guidelines, medical professionals say the capital region has a higher risk of contracting the COVID-19 ... More info »BRProud - 02/03/2023 09:30am
The latest numbers, released earlier this month by the Louisiana Department of Education, are also a notable turnaround from the falloff that occurred in 2020. The coronavirus outbreak that spring ... More info »The Advocate - 01/15/2023 08:05pm