COVID-19 in Louisiana schools: April 7 update shows parishes with most student, adult cases
An interactive map showing parish-by-parish data is at the bottom of this story.
The Louisiana Department of Health releases weekly updates on reported COVID-19 cases in schools, including adults and students.
The weekly reports tell how many schools in a parish are enrolled in reporting, but do not give a specific district or campus breakdown of positive cases.
Across the state, 146 new student cases were reported March 29-April 4, as were 57 new cases among adults.
As of the April 7 LDH report, the parishes with the highest totals in student cases are:
- St. Tammany: 2,358
- Jefferson: 1,469
- East Baton Rouge: 1,270
- Lafayette: 1,102
- Ascension: 1,007
The parishes with the most student cases reported March 29-April 4 are:
- Calcasieu: 38
- Lafayette: 19
- St. Tammany: 17
- Ascension: 9
- Rapides: 9
The parishes with the most total cases among faculty, staff and volunteers are:
- St. Tammany: 759
- Jefferson: 631
- East Baton Rouge: 591
- Calcasieu: 497
- Orleans: 478
The parishes with the most cases reported March 29-April 4 among adults are:
- East Baton Rouge: 11
- Livingston: 10
- Orleans: 9
- Calcasieu: 8
Higher education: See the LDH dashboard for college and university COVID-19 cases here