St. John COVID-19 fatalities rise to 12

Published 12:48 pm Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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LAPLACE — As of the Tuesday update from the Louisiana Department of Health, there have been 104 reported cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths in St. John the Baptist Parish.

On Sunday, there were 57 recorded cases and five deaths in St. John Parish.

As of Tuesday at noon. St. Charles has 71 reported cases and six deaths, while St. James has 77 and four deaths.

Statewide, there are 5237 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across 60 parishes. Only four Louisiana parishes have not reported cases. There have been 239 deaths. The first death in the state was reported on March 14, and the number of fatalities has continued to rise.

According to the Louisiana Department of Health, there are 1,355 COVID-19 patients in hospitals across the state. Of these patients, 385 are on ventilators.

This data is updated daily at noon.