LDH: Hurricane Ida storm-related death toll rises to 26; 9 of 11 new deaths related to extended power outages

Louisiana

(KLFY) The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office has confirmed 11 additional storm-related deaths bringing the death toll from Hurricane Ida to 26.

The 11 new deaths occurred or were reported to the Coroner’s Office between August 30 and September 6, 2021, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

9 of 11 new deaths were related to extended power outages, LDH said.

The table below lists the current total of deaths as being related to Hurricane Ida.

ParishDate VerifiedAgeSexCause
Ascension8/29/202160MTree fell on house
Orleans8/30/202125MDrowning after vehicle tried to cross floodwaters
Jefferson9/1/202159FStorm related*
Terrebonne9/1/202152MStorm related*
Orleans9/1/202177MStorm related*
Jefferson9/2/202165FDrowning
Jefferson9/2/202117MCarbon monoxide poisoning
Jefferson9/2/202123FCarbon monoxide poisoning
Jefferson9/2/202154FCarbon monoxide poisoning
St. John9/3/202159MCarbon monoxide poisoning
Jefferson9/3/202161MStorm related*
Tangipahoa9/4/202184MStorm related*
Orleans9/4/202174MHeat and lack of O2 during outage
St. Tammany9/7/202168MFall from roof while making repairs
St. Tammany9/7/202171MLack of O2 during outage
Orleans9/8/202164MExcessive heat during an extended power outage
Orleans9/8/202174FExcessive heat during an extended power outage
Orleans9/8/202179MExcessive heat during an extended power outage
Orleans9/8/202165MExcessive heat during an extended power outage
Orleans9/8/202173MExcessive heat during an extended power outage
Orleans9/8/202168MExcessive heat during an extended power outage
Orleans9/8/202164MExcessive heat and possible lack of O2 during an extended power outage
Orleans9/8/202170FExcessive heat during an extended power outage
Orleans9/8/202165FExcessive heat during an extended power outage
Orleans9/8/202124MCarbon monoxide poisoning
Orleans9/8/202144MCarbon monoxide poisoning

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