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

139 

591 

Vocational School

10 

51 

Community Living
and Events

Casino

19 

907 

Festival/Fair

89 

39 

Funeral

16 

114 

Gym/Fitness Center

23 

118 

Home Gathering

49 

Hotel/Motel

12 

Recreation

24 

101 

Religious Service

115 

617 

Social Event

45 

269 

Wedding

26 

161 

Food and Drinks

Bars

91 

757 

Restaurant

166 

642 

Shopping and Services

Automotive

40 

155 

Bank

24 

83 

Retail Setting

176 

764 

Workplace

Construction Site

14 

109 

Food Processing

55 

1315 

Industrial Setting

208 

1386 

Office Space

113 

540 

Other Worksite

118 

661 

Ship/Boat

10 

67 

Total - December 08

 

1485 

9839 

 
K-12 Schools Reporting  (Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday for schools last week, there is not an updated K-12 Report this week. )
  
*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  3186
Total number of cases among students exclusively attending virtual classes**  271
Total number of cases among faculty and staff working on-campus  896
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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