Baton Rouge and other towns across Louisiana are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Baton Rouge, LA community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local Louisiana hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the Louisiana Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from Louisiana government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

Louisiana COVID-19 Cases

Louisiana New Coronavirus Cases:
Louisiana Total Coronavirus Cases: 1,606,064
Louisiana New Coronavirus Deaths:
Louisiana Total Coronavirus Deaths: 19,005
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 1,648
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 107,184,620
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 8
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,166,662
Last updated June 10, 2023
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Coronavirus News for Baton Rouge

1 dead after 18-wheeler slams into guardrail on I-10 in Baton Rouge

The truck was seen on traffic cameras dangling over the side of the elevated interstate. Traffic was backed up for five miles, according to the DOTD. More info »

WWLTV - 07/22/2024 03:35am

COVID cases are rising in Louisiana and across the United States this summer, CDC says

There has been a resurgence in COVID-19 cases in Louisiana and across the rest of the United States this summer, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control. While COVID-19 stopped being ... More info »

The Advocate - 07/15/2024 04:11am

Denham Springs woman accused in COVID-19 relief fraud scheme, indicted by federal grand jury

A Denham Springs woman accused of being connected to a COVID-19 fund relief scheme was indicted by a federal grand jury. More info »

Yahoo - 07/21/2024 04:34am

Louisiana still hasn’t recovered all the jobs it lost during the pandemic

While the rest of the nation has far surpassed the number of jobs lost during the coronavirus pandemic, Louisiana is one of only a handful of states that has still not recovered to what is a ... More info »

YAHOO!News - 07/16/2024 10:00pm

Where does Louisiana stand in recovering jobs lost during the pandemic?

Louisiana is one of only a handful of states that has still not recovered jobs lost during the COVID-19 pandemic, Louisiana Illuminator reports. Louisiana had roughly 1.96 million jobs in February ... More info »

Baton Rouge Business Report - 07/17/2024 03:06am

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