- Two of the deaths (a 58-year-old and a 53-year-old) were reported to have underlying medical conditions, were Orleans Parish residents, and were being treated at Touro Infirmary Hospital and Medical Center in New Orleans. Four of the deaths (a 84-year-old, a 80-year-old, a 98-year-old, and a 92-year-old) were residents of Lambeth House, an assistant living facility in Orleans Parish.
- The seventh death is of a 72-year-old Jefferson Parish resident.
- The eighth death is of a 60-year-old St. James Parish resident.
March 19, 2020
COVID-19 Update (Louisiana) March 19, 2020 at 9:30 am
The number of reported Louisiana cases has increased since yesterday afternoon's report from 280 to 347. Washington Parish has 2 cases, St Tammany has 10 cases, and Tangipahoa has 0 cases. Reported deaths has increased from seven to eight.