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

136 

579 

Vocational School

10 

51 

Community Living
and Events

Casino

18 

899 

Festival/Fair

Funeral

15 

97 

Gym/Fitness Center

23 

118 

Home Gathering

49 

Hotel/Motel

Recreation

23 

99 

Religious Service

114 

611 

Social Event

41 

247 

Wedding

25 

159 

Food and Drinks

Bars

71 

637 

Restaurant

164 

638 

Shopping and Services

Automotive

38 

138 

Bank

23 

81 

Retail Setting

166 

738 

Workplace

Construction Site

14 

109 

Food Processing

55 

1287 

Industrial Setting

200 

1362 

Office Space

104 

519 

Other Worksite

111 

598 

Ship/Boat

15 

108 

Total - October 20

 

1410 

9469 

 
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  2852
Total number of cases among students exclusively attending virtual classes**  239
Total number of cases among faculty and staff working on-campus  788
Total number of cases among faculty and staff working 100% virtually**  20
 

*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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