Lafayette 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 Lafayette, LA community.
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Louisiana COVID-19 Cases
Louisiana Total Coronavirus Cases: 1,473,092
Louisiana New Coronavirus Deaths:
Louisiana Total Coronavirus Deaths: 18,274
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 100,906,111
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 68
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,106,990
Coronavirus News for Lafayette
According to state figures, there were 1,270 COVID-positive patients in county hospitals as of Tuesday, up from 1,205 reported on Saturday. More info »Los Angeles Daily News - 12/06/2022 07:26am
Louisiana’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.1% in October, once again setting a record low as the state added 10,000 jobs month-to-month. More info »NOLA.com - 11/30/2022 02:24am
The requirement for a driver's license with "Real ID" information has been delayed. More info »kpel965 - 12/05/2022 05:05am
Gong Lin II LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County appears in the midst of another full-blown coronavirus surge, with cases rising by 75% over the last week. The spike — which ... More info »The Times Leader - 12/06/2022 05:00am
The current surge is being blamed largely on a pair of new variants of the virus, known as BQ.1 and BQ.1.1. Both are offshoots of the BA.5 variant that was blamed for rises in infection numbers ... More info »Los Angeles Daily News - 12/05/2022 03:26pm