There had only been 70 COVID test results for Avoyelles Parish since Christmas Eve, but seven of those molecular tests were positive for what is called the Plague of 2020.
COVID didn't take Christmas Eve off.
In one day, Avoyelles added 16 new cases and another COVID-related death to its nine-month totals since the pandemic began in March.
As predicted, "No Show" Monday was followed by "Catch Up" Tuesday when the state health department released the one-day update for COVID-19 in Avoyelles Parish.
It was another 'no show Monday' for Avoyelles Parish when the state health department released its update at noon today. The parish had only two new cases from Sunday and no additional deaths.