Winn Parish LDH COVID Weekly Update 12/27/2020

According to the Louisiana Department of Health website on December 27, 2020, Winn Parish reported 1,190 (981 confirmed – 209 probable) total new cases of COVID 19. An increase of 68 cases since 12-13-2020. Three additional deaths were reported in Winn Parish increasing the parish total to 29 (27 confirmed – 2 probable). The average number of cases reported daily has dropped to 3.6. 

Confirmed cases and deaths, which are widely considered to be an undercount of the true toll, are counts of individuals whose coronavirus infections were confirmed by a molecular laboratory test. Probable cases and deaths count individuals who meet criteria for other types of testing, symptoms and exposure, as developed by national and local governments.

Winn Correctional Center

According to ICE.GOV as of 12/22/2020 there are 12 detainees with confirmed cases of COVID 19 currently under isolation or monitoring at the Winn Correctional Center (WCC). There have been  no additional deaths keeping the total number of deaths of a detainee who died after testing positive for COVID-19 while in ICE custody at WCC at one. There have been 258 total confirmed COVID-19 cases at WCC since testing began in February 2020. These numbers did not change since last week’s update.

There have been no official numbers reported by Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office or LaSalle Management regarding number of positive COVID cases or deaths amongst staff at WCC. 

Winn Parish Long-Term Care Facilities

The latest Nursing Home Report dated  December 22, 2020, reflects  no new cases among residents, and no new case among staff reported for this week at Autumn Leaves Nursing & Rehab Center. Winnfield Nursing & Rehab also reported no new cases among residents, and 0 new cases among staff.

FacilityAutumn LeavesWinnfield Nursing & Rehab
ParishWinnWinn
Resident Census8578
Total COVID-19 Cases
Among Residents
3264
New COVID-19 Cases
Among Residents
Since Last Report (12-16-20)
00
Of Total Resident Cases, Number Whose Infections Began at this Facility3060
Total Residents
Recovered
2954
Total COVD-19 Deaths
Among Residents
210
Total COVID-19 Cases
Among Staff
3341
New COVID-19 Cases
Among Staff
Since Last Report (12-16-20)
00
Total Staff Recovered3341

Winn Parish Schools

COVID-19 cases reported to LDH by K-12 Winn Parish Schools as of the 12/23/20 report:

ParishNo. of Schools
in Parish
Faculty/
Staff/
Volunteer
Total Cases
Student
Total Cases
Faculty/
Staff/
Volunteer
Cases Reported
12/14 – 12/20
Student
Reported
12/14- 12/20
Winn63592greater than 0 and less than 55
Cases are defined as individuals reported to have positive SARS-CoV-2 molecular or antigen laboratory tests. Cases are self-reported
by K-12 schools currently enrolled in the school reporting system.

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