Coronavirus: Number of cases jumps across South, Louisiana goes up by 22 since this morning, one additional death
Published 5:55 pm Monday, March 16, 2020
More cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus have been reported today across the South, with Louisiana’s number jumping by 22 more cases and one additional death since Monday morning.
Here’s a breakdown, by state, from late afternoon Monday:
Alabama: 29 positive cases, 0 deaths.
Arkansas: 22 positive cases, 0 deaths.
Florida: 137 positive cases, 4 deaths.
Georgia: 121 positive cases, 1 death.
Louisiana: 136 positive cases, 3 deaths. That’s an increase of 22 more since this morning’s update.
Mississippi: 12 positive cases, no deaths.
Tennessee: 52 positives cases, no deaths.
Everyone is warned to take the necessary precautions to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay safe and healthy.
These precautions include: