23 now test positive for COVID-19 in Jackson Parish

According to reports provided by the Jackson Sheriff’s Office (JPSO)on April 14th there are now 23 people that have tested positive for the Coronavirus. These numbers are different from the nine that has been reported by the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH).

“While the LDH has a different total than what we show our numbers are the ones that are correct,” said Sheriff Andy Brown. “The information we have posted comes from our local hospital and area medical professionals.”

Sheriff Brown continues to stress the importance for everyone to stay at home unless it is essential that they be out along with practicing social distancing and follow all other CDC guidelines. The new numbers of those infected are up by 9 since the same time last week but are still some of the lowest totals reported across the state. There are still no deaths associated with the outbreak locally.

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