Coronavirus Update: 36 test positive in Jackson Parish

According to Jackson Parish Sheriff Andy Brown as of April 20th, 2020, Jackson Parish had a total of 36 people who had tested positive for COVID-19. Thankfully no deaths have been reported leaving the parish as one of the least infected of the 64 parishes that have reported to the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH).

The numbers announced are different than the numbers shown by the LDH who shows only 15 cases in Jackson Parish. Statewide the LDH has confirmed 23,928 cases and 1,296 deaths with 7,044 having recovered. Nationwide the count has grown to 794,651 confirmed cases and 42,486 deaths with 71,861 having recovered.

Everyone is still asked to stay home unless it’s essential that you be out. If you have to get out please remember to practice social distancing and follow all other CDC guidelines.


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