The Louisiana Department of Health has updated its website to reflect the latest number of positives and will continue to update its website at noon each day.

As of noon on March 30, the Department reported 485 additional cases since yesterday, bringing the total to 4,025 positive cases.

A total of 1,158 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized; of those, 385 patients require ventilation. 

Long-term care facilities
The Department of Health has identified COVID-19 clusters in 28 long-term care facilities in the state. For context, there are a total of 436 nursing homes and adult residential care facilities in Louisiana.

Below is the current list of confirmed clusters, meaning the facilities the Department has had time to properly notify:
  • Bayside Health
  • Chateau De Notre Dame
  • Chateau D'Ville
  • Chateau St. James
  • Colonial Nursing Home
  • Good Samaritan, New Orleans
  • Guesthouse of Slidell Nursing Home
  • Inspired Living Kenner
  • Jo Ellen Smith Living Center
  • Lakeview Manor Nursing Home
  • Lambeth House
  • Legacy Nursing and Rehabilitation of Port Allen
  • Luling Living Center
  • Marrero Health Care Center
  • Montclair Park Assisted Living Shreveport
  • Nouveau Marc
  • Ollie Steele Burden Manor Nursing Home
  • Poydras Home
  • River Palms Nursing and Rehab
  • Riverbend Nursing and Rehab
  • Saint Anthony's Nursing Home
  • Saint James Place
  • Saint Joseph of Harahan
  • Saint Jude's Nursing Home
  • Saint Martin's Manor
  • South East Louisiana Veterans Home
  • The Suites at Algiers Point
  • Vista Shores
A cluster is identified as two or more cases that appear to be connected.

Because of the sheer volume of cases, we will be sharing the updated number of clusters every day at noon. We will rely on facilities for reporting on the most up-to-date information. The Department continues to work with facilities to minimize the spread of the illness and protect residents and staff.

The Department reports an additional 34 deaths since yesterday, bringing the total to 185 deaths. Deaths are listed on the LDH dashboard by parish under the by parish tab and information by age can be found on the by age group tab. A list of the ages of the reported deaths can be found here.

Below is what we know about the underlying conditions among COVID-19 deaths to date, as of March 29:
  • Pulmonary (12%)
  • Cardiac (21%)
  • Diabetes (40%)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (23%)
  • Chronic Liver Disease (2%)
  • Immunocompromised (4%)
  • Neurological (6%)
  • Obesity (25%)
  • No Underlying Conditions (3%)
Dashboard information
The LDH dashboard now includes a new feature allowing site visitors to view positive case data over time. Click the over time tab at the bottom of the dashboard.

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