COVID-19 Outbreaks

LDH is reporting the number of COVID-19 outbreaks and associated cases in non-congregate settings. This information will be updated every Wednesday. An outbreak is defined as 2 or more cases among unrelated individuals that have visited a site within a 14-day time period.

COVID-19 Outbreak summary for non-congregate living settings

Outbreak Category

Outbreak Setting

Outbreaks

Cases

Child Care and
Higher Education

Camp

30 

331 

Child Day Care

134 

566 

Vocational School

10 

51 

Community Living
and Events

Casino

17 

887 

Festival/Fair

Funeral

14 

82 

Gym/Fitness Center

23 

118 

Home Gathering

49 

Hotel/Motel

Recreation

23 

99 

Religious Service

114 

611 

Social Event

40 

243 

Wedding

24 

149 

Food and Drinks

Bars

71 

635 

Restaurant

161 

631 

Shopping and Services

Automotive

36 

134 

Bank

22 

78 

Retail Setting

161 

721 

Workplace

Construction Site

12 

105 

Food Processing

55 

1265 

Industrial Setting

187 

1309 

Office Space

103 

515 

Other Worksite

107 

569 

Ship/Boat

15 

108 

Total - September 22

 

1372 

9268 

 
K-12 Schools Reporting 
  
*Cases are defined as individuals reported to have positive SARS-CoV-2 molecular or antigen laboratory tests. Cases are self-reported by k-12 schools currently enrolled in the school reporting system.
STATEWIDE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION (IHE) COVID-19 CASES - Fall 2021* 
LDH worked closely with the Louisiana Board of Regents and institutions of higher education in developing this reporting process. Sharing facility-level information is not standard public health practice, but we made an exception here at the request of the Board of Regents.
 
 
Total number of cases among students living or attending classes on-campus  2254
Total number of cases among students exclusively attending virtual classes**  175
Total number of cases among faculty and staff working on-campus  679
Total number of cases among faculty and staff working 100% virtually**  22
 

*Cases are defined as individuals reported to have positive SARS-CoV-2 molecular or antigen laboratory tests. Cases are self-reported by IHE currently enrolled in the school reporting system.

** Not all IHE track or report cases among virtual students and staff.

 

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