New Orleans 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 New Orleans, 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 New Orleans

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

Graph depicts the total non-farm jobs in Louisiana from pre-pandemic to May 2024. Louisiana is one of only a handful of states that has still not recovered all the jobs it lost during the coronavirus ... More info »

New Orleans City Business - 07/17/2024 03:56am

Doctor: Gun violence should be treated as a public health issue

Gun violence is not a series of isolated incidents. It's a public health issue that deserves a holistic approach. A doctor explains why. More info »

NOLA.com - 07/17/2024 06:00am

New Orleans's Slow Response to COVID

Each has a critical role to play in improving the system. Since our founding in 2014, The Marshall Project’s reporting has spurred new legislation, prompted official probes, improved conditions in ... More info »

The Marshall Project - 07/25/2023 10:04pm

Number of Medicaid users in Louisiana drops

Registration for Medicaid in Louisiana dropped 18.5% from about 2.1 million to 1.7 million over the last 12 months, according to a recent report. More info »

New Orleans City Business - 07/17/2024 03:53am

The Covid-19 Pandemic

With the acute phase of the Covid-19 pandemic fading even as the coronavirus persists and evolves, a new normal is taking shape around the world. President Biden will “self-isolate and will ... More info »

The New York Times - 07/17/2024 10:07pm

How do you feel your community is responding to the coronavirus crisis:

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