Winn Parish LDH COVID Weekly Update 12/13/2020

According to the Louisiana Department of Health website on December 13, 2020, Winn Parish reported 1,122 (953 confirmed – 169 probable) total new cases of COVID 19. An increase of 70 cases since 12-06-2020. No additional deaths were reported in Winn Parish last week keeping the parish total at 26 (25 confirmed – 1 probable). Winn Parish is once again in the top ten of Louisiana parishes with the most cases per 100,000 residents in the last seven days. The average number of cases reported daily is 12. 

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.

The week of 11/19 – 12/12 Winn Parish two week cumulative incidence was 870.24. Placing Winn Parish in the “High” category. 

Winn Correctional Center

According to ICE.GOV as of 12/10/2020 there are 3 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 246 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 9, 2020, reflects  1 new cases among residents, and 3 new case among staff reported for this week at Autumn Leaves Nursing & Rehab Center. Winnfield Nursing & Rehab reported 1 new cases among residents, and 0 new cases among staff.

FacilityAutumn LeavesWinnfield Nursing & Rehab
ParishWinnWinn
Resident Census8276
Total COVID-19 Cases
Among Residents
3263
New COVID-19 Cases
Among Residents
Since Last Report (12-2-20)
11
Of Total Resident Cases, Number Whose Infections Began at this Facility3059
Total Residents
Recovered
2848
Total COVD-19 Deaths
Among Residents
210
Total COVID-19 Cases
Among Staff
3341
New COVID-19 Cases
Among Staff
Since Last Report (12-5-20)
30
Total Staff Recovered3039

Winn Parish Schools

COVID-19 cases reported to LDH by K-12 Winn Parish Schools as of the 11/29/20 report:

ParishNo. of Schools
in Parish
Faculty/
Staff/
Volunteer
Total Cases
Student
Total Cases
Faculty/
Staff/
Volunteer
Cases Reported
11/30 – 12/06
Student
Reported
11/30 – 12/06
Winn62976813
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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