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St. John COVID-19 Update: December saw more new cases than previous 3 months combined

LAPLACE — St. John the Baptist Parish reported 534 new COVID-19 cases throughout the month of December, compared to 329 cases in November, 67 cases in October and 73 cases in September. Four deaths were reported in St. John Parish in December due to COVID-19. There were two COVID-19 deaths reported in November, seven in October and five in September.

As of Tuesday,  Jan. 5, there have been 2,630 COVID-19 cases reported and 113 COVID-19 deaths in St. John Parish since March 2020. Forty-nine new cases were reported on Tuesday.