The Louisiana Office of Public Health reported 85 new confirmed COVID cases, plus a COVID fatality in St. Martin, in three local parishes for the 24 hours ending at midday Tuesday.
No area pharmacies were included in the 107 that will begin receiving a limited supply of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine Monday that will be distributed to a tier, including those age 70 and above.
Another confirmed COVID-related fatality and two more deaths probably related to the pandemic were reported in three local parishes for the 24 hours ending at midday Monday.
Ninety-two new confirmed COVID cases, including 48 in St. Mary, and two fatalities were reported in three local parishes.
Louisiana residents who are at least 70 years old and some health care workers can begin scheduling appointments to receive COVID-19 vaccinations on Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday.