Louisiana's number of identified COVID cases increased by 3,614 in Tuesday's official update -- but 1,741 of those "new" cases were from a backlog of tests dating back to May 28, the Department of
Gov. John Bel Edwards is expected to announce whether the state willl move out of Phase 2 -- and in which direction -- in a press conference at 2:30 p.m. today (Aug. 4).
Although daily increase was lower than in the past few weeks, the number of Avoyelles Parish residents infected with COVID since the pandemic began in March rose by 12 to put the parish's total at
The death toll from COVID in Avoyelles rose by three since Friday.
At noon today, the state upped the number of deaths in the parish from 26 to 29.
The daily increase in COVID cases was still in double-digits in the state's noon update for Avoyelles Parish, pushing the total over the 900-case mark to 907 -- up 12 from Thursday's report.