The Louisiana Department of Health on Wednesday has confirmed two additional deaths tied to the February 2021 winter storm, bringing the statewide death toll to 3.

A 74-year-old Lafayette Parish woman was found to have died of exposure.

A 77-year-old Calcasieu Parish man died after he slipped and fell into a pool where he drowned.

These deaths have been confirmed by coroners to be storm-related.

Below are details on the 3 deaths LDH has confirmed to date:
  • 50-year-old male, Lafayette Parish, slipped on ice and struck head on ground
  • 74-year-old female, Lafayette Parish, exposure
  • 77-year-old male, Calcasieu Parish, slipped into pool and drowned