Watch Reside: Newest updates on Jefferson Parish COVID-19 response

Residents have to know the most recent Jefferson Parish COVID data, officers stated.

NEW ORLEANS — Jefferson Parish leaders are scheduled to provide an replace to the parish’s coronavirus response on Tuesday.

Jefferson Parish leads Louisiana in COVID circumstances with 39,564 — that is greater than 8,000 extra circumstances than the subsequent parish, East Baton Rouge. There have been 769 deaths reported in Jefferson Parish attributable to COVID-19 because the pandemic started.

The briefing may even be streamed on WWLTV.com and WWL-TV’s Fb Web page.

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Louisiana have dropped to the bottom stage since late December.

Figures posted Monday by the state well being division present the variety of individuals hospitalized with the illness brought on by the brand new coronavirus at 1,638. The quantity was 2,069 on Jan. 7, larger than the height of just below 2,000 within the first lethal surge that hit the state in early 2020. 

The Louisiana numbers are just like a nationwide development. The variety of COVID-19 sufferers within the hospital within the U.S. has fallen to about 110,000 from a excessive of 132,000 on Jan. 7.

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The Related Press contributed to this report.

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