Lincoln Parish ranks 19th among state’s most vaccinated for COVID-19

By T. Scott Boatright

Lincoln Parish is ahead of much of the state when it comes to the battle against COVID-19 according to numbers released on Monday.

Louisiana officials announced that the state reached a milestone on Monday as 26%, or more than 1.2 million, state residents are now fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Lincoln Parish is reported 23.3% of residents are now fully vaccinated, ranking 19th out of the state’s 64 parishes, while 28.1% of parish residents have initiated the vaccination process and are awaiting a second booster injection.

The 10 most-vaccinated parishes in Louisiana are as follows:
• 1. West Feliciana: 46.7% vaccines completed
• 2. Orleans: 35.8% vaccines completed
• 3. Jefferson: 31.4% vaccines completed
• 4. St. Tammany: 30.1% vaccines completed
• 5. Tensas: 28.8% vaccines completed
• 6. East Baton Rouge: 28.6% vaccines completed
• 7. St. Charles: 28.3% vaccines completed
• 8. Pointe Coupee: 28.1% vaccines completed
• 9. Plaquemines: 27.1% vaccines completed
• 10. St. John the Baptist: 26.6% vaccines completed

The 10 least vaccinated parishes are as follows:
• 56. Madison: 17.4% vaccines completed
• 57. Jefferson Davis: 16.6% vaccines completed
• 58. Grant: 15.5% vaccines completed
• 59. Beauregard: 15% vaccines completed
• 60. Concordia: 14.9% vaccines completed
• 61. La Salle: 14.8% vaccines completed
• 61. St. Helena: 14.2% vaccines completed
• 62. Allen: 12.5% vaccines completed
• 63. Vernon: 10.9% vaccines completed
• 64. Cameron: 8.5% vaccines completed

Key statewide statistics as of Tuesday:
• Total confirmed cases: 388,344
• Total “probable” cases: 68,540
• Total confirmed deaths: 9,445
• Hospitalized: 308
• On ventilators: 46
• Vaccine series initiated: 1,475,366 (updated twice weekly on every Monday and Thursday)
• Vaccine series completed: 1,206,198 (updated twice weekly on every Monday and Thursday)

Key Lincoln Parish statistics as of Tuesday:
• Total confirmed cases: 3,355
• Total “probable” cases: 1,096
• Total confirmed deaths: 85


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