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 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 Lafayette

Cold front will bring near-freezing temps to parts of Louisiana. Here's the forecast.

How long will the cold snap last in Louisiana? See the forecast for New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport and Lafayette. More info »

The Advocate - 12/06/2023 07:30am

Monique Blanco Boulet defeats Josh Guillory in Lafayette mayor-president's race

Monique Blanco Boulet, daughter of the late Gov. Kathleen Blanco, will become Lafayette's first female mayor-president after she unseated incumbent Josh Guillory in a runoff election Saturday. More info » - 11/18/2023 12:15pm

Wienermobile hauling buns to Lafayette and Youngsville

LAFAYETTE PARISH, La. — The iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be in the Lafayette area for the rest of the week. At each event "Wienermobilia" will be handed out , including the iconic Wiener ... More info »

katc - 11/29/2023 02:42am

Hit TV show American Pickers is returning to hunt for Louisiana’s most valuable antiques

American Pickers has visited Louisiana on several previous occasions, most recently in early 2022. Over the years they've visited a gas pump graveyard and various other quirky Louisiana locations. The ... More info »

The Advocate - 11/30/2023 04:30am

Lafayette Christmas parade to return this weekend

Dancing horses and Santa Claus will be in downtown Lafayette on Saturday for the annual Lafayette Christmas Parade. More info »

Purdue Exponent - 11/29/2023 02:23am

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