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

20 

169 

Child Day Care

89 

319 

Vocational School

40 

Community Living
and Events

Casino

17 

764 

Festival/Fair

Funeral

12 

66 

Gym/Fitness Center

22 

102 

Home Gathering

49 

Hotel/Motel

Recreation

20 

82 

Religious Service

106 

547 

Social Event

39 

228 

Wedding

23 

146 

Food and Drinks

Bars

65 

610 

Restaurant

137 

525 

Shopping and Services

Automotive

33 

126 

Bank

21 

72 

Retail Setting

135 

599 

Workplace

Construction Site

10 

86 

Food Processing

47 

1110 

Industrial Setting

175 

1204 

Office Space

97 

447 

Other Worksite

92 

470 

Ship/Boat

12 

81 

Total - July 27

 

1191 

7850 

 
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 - Spring 2021* - No Updates as of 5/26/2021.
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  3212
Total number of cases among students exclusively attending virtual classes**  405
Total number of cases among faculty and staff working on-campus  756
Total number of cases among faculty and staff working 100% virtually**  58
 

*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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