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.

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: 1,473,092
Louisiana New Coronavirus Deaths:
Louisiana Total Coronavirus Deaths: 18,274
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 18,528
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 100,906,111
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 68
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,106,990
Last updated December 6 2022
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Coronavirus News for Lafayette

COVID-19 surge continues building in LA County, with 3,100 new cases

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 sets new lows for unemployment rate, number of unemployed

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

Louisiana Residents Have Another Two Years to Get Their ‘Real ID’

The requirement for a driver's license with "Real ID" information has been delayed. More info »

kpel965 - 12/05/2022 05:05am

LA County facing full-blown coronavirus surge as cases spike 75%, deaths rise

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

LA County reports 10,000+ COVID-19 cases over 3 days – plus 29 deaths

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

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