April 4 LDH update: 12,496 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 409 deaths reported across the state

Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) — Saturday, April 4, 2020, UPDATE:

The Louisiana Department of Health has updated its website to reflect the latest number of positives and will continue to update its website at 12 p.m. each day.

As of Saturday, 12,496 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed. There have been 409 deaths statewide. The DHH reports 61 of the state’s 64 parishes have confirmed cases.

Orleans  –  3,966 case(s)  |  153 death(s)  |  1,715 state tests  |  14,015 commercial tests

Jefferson  –  3,008 case(s)  |  95 death(s)  |  652 state tests  |  2,478 commercial tests

East Baton Rouge  –  621 case(s)  |  14 death(s)  |  324 state tests  |  3,741 commercial tests

Caddo  –  598 case(s)  |  10 death(s)  |  127 state tests  |  10,406 commercial tests

St. Tammany  –  532 case(s)  |  14 death(s)  |  155 state tests  |  2,126 commercial tests

St. John the Baptist  –  338 case(s)  |  23 death(s)  |  4 state tests  |  117 commercial tests

Ascension  –  284 case(s)  |  7 death(s)  |  27 state tests  |  1,315 commercial tests

St. Charles  –  252 case(s)  |  12 death(s)  |  1 state tests  |  87 commercial tests

St. Bernard  –  239 case(s)  |  8 death(s)  |  5 state tests  |  203 commercial tests

Lafayette  –  229 case(s)  |  4 death(s)  |  83 state tests  |  5,598 commercial tests

Lafourche  –  217 case(s)  |  3 death(s)  |  177 state tests  |  922 commercial tests

Ouachita  –  176 case(s)  |  1 death(s)  |  130 state tests  |  1,877 commercial tests

St. James  –  150 case(s)  |  6 death(s)  |  76 state tests  |  159 commercial tests

Terrebonne  –  143 case(s)  |  5 death(s)  |  76 state tests  |  434 commercial tests

Calcasieu  –  135 case(s)  |  3 death(s)  |  84 state tests  |  2,300 commercial tests

Tangipahoa  –  131 case(s)  |  2 death(s)  |  6 state tests  |  623 commercial tests

Bossier  –  126 case(s)  |  2 death(s)  |  30 state tests  |  1,418 commercial tests

Iberville  –  119 case(s)  |  5 death(s)  |  2 state tests  |  163 commercial tests

Rapides  –  97 case(s)  |  4 death(s)  |  79 state tests  |  903 commercial tests

Plaquemines  –  86 case(s)  |  4 death(s)  |  2 state tests  |  41 commercial tests

Washington  –  75 case(s)  |  2 death(s)  |  52 state tests  |  199 commercial tests

De Soto  –  71 case(s)  |  3 death(s)  |  7 state tests  |  45 commercial tests

Iberia  –  68 case(s)  |  3 death(s)  |  99 state tests  |  214 commercial tests

Acadia  –  65 case(s)  |  2 death(s)  |  5 state tests  |  183 commercial tests

St. Mary  –  65 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  9 state tests  |  216 commercial tests

Livingston  –  64 case(s)  |  1 death(s)  |  1 state tests  |  194 commercial tests

St. Martin  –  64 case(s)  |  5 death(s)  |  1 state tests  |  110 commercial tests

Assumption  –  56 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  6 state tests  |  84 commercial tests

St. Landry  –  45 case(s)  |  2 death(s)  |  21 state tests  |  277 commercial tests

Webster  –  42 case(s)  |  2 death(s)  |  8 state tests  |  425 commercial tests

West Baton Rouge  –  40 case(s)  |  4 death(s)  |  0 state tests  |  29 commercial tests

Allen  –  39 case(s)  |  3 death(s)  |  5 state tests  |  67 commercial tests

Avoyelles  –  36 case(s)  |  1 death(s)  |  1 state tests  |  54 commercial tests

Parish Under Investigation  –  31 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  0 state tests  |  0 commercial tests

East Feliciana  –  22 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  17 state tests  |  27 commercial tests

Claiborne  –  20 case(s)  |  2 death(s)  |  11 state tests  |  48 commercial tests

Evangeline  –  19 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  17 state tests  |  102 commercial tests

Franklin  –  19 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  10 state tests  |  82 commercial tests

Union  –  19 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  3 state tests  |  27 commercial tests

West Feliciana  –  18 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  10 state tests  |  117 commercial tests

Lincoln  –  17 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  15 state tests  |  170 commercial tests

Pointe Coupee  –  16 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  7 state tests  |  76 commercial tests

Beauregard  –  15 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  0 state tests  |  115 commercial tests

Natchitoches  –  15 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  14 state tests  |  123 commercial tests

Vermilion  –  15 case(s)  |  1 death(s)  |  3 state tests  |  220 commercial tests

Vernon  –  11 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  0 state tests  |  367 commercial tests

Bienville  –  10 case(s)  |  1 death(s)  |  3 state tests  |  13 commercial tests

Catahoula  –  9 case(s)  |  1 death(s)  |  1 state tests  |  14 commercial tests

Grant  –  9 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  1 state tests  |  37 commercial tests

Jefferson Davis  –  9 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  26 state tests  |  376 commercial tests

Morehouse  –  9 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  5 state tests  |  16 commercial tests

Richland  –  9 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  3 state tests  |  126 commercial tests

Concordia  –  5 case(s)  |  1 death(s)  |  0 state tests  |  31 commercial tests

La Salle  –  4 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  9 state tests  |  129 commercial tests

Sabine  –  4 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  5 state tests  |  50 commercial tests

St. Helena  –  4 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  2 state tests  |  89 commercial tests

Caldwell  –  3 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  7 state tests  |  46 commercial tests

Red River  –  2 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  24 state tests  |  27 commercial tests

Winn  –  2 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  3 state tests  |  40 commercial tests

East Carroll  –  1 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  0 state tests  |  22 commercial tests

Jackson  –  1 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  18 state tests  |  312 commercial tests

Madison  –  1 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  5 state tests  |  7 commercial tests

Cameron  –  0 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  0 state tests  |  9 commercial tests

Tensas  –  0 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  0 state tests  |  0 commercial tests

West Carroll  –  0 case(s)  |  0 death(s)  |  5 state tests  |  11 commercial tests

Deaths by ages:

While older individuals and those with underlying medical conditions are at greater risk, everyone can become exposed to COVID-19 and must be vigilant to protect their health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some of the serious chronic health conditions include heart disease, diabetes and lung disease.
For updates on positive cases and deaths, visit the Louisiana Department of Health’s COVID-19 webpage.

Everyone is warned to take the necessary precautions to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay safe and healthy. These precautions include:

  • Washing your hands for at least 20 seconds and frequently
  • Covering your cough or sneeze with your arm
  • Avoiding touching your face
  • Routinely cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces
  • Avoiding close contact with others
  • And staying home if you are sick 

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