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Another 500 fully vaccinated in Livingston Parish



LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. – Another 500 Livingston Parish residents are now fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, signaling the smallest increase since data was first reported, according to figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.

According to the latest data, approximately 32,917 local residents have initiated a vaccination series, an increase of 320 from the last report. The parish is also reporting that 28,873 residents have been fully-vaccinated, a rise of 500.

Based on its population of roughly 138,000 people, about 23.8 percent of Livingston Parish has initiated a vaccine series while 20.9 percent has completed a vaccine series.

In Livingston Parish, officials confirmed 15 new COVID-19 cases and no new COVID-19 deaths Thursday.

Officials also reported six new “probable” cases but no new “probable” deaths.

As of Thursday, Livingston Parish is reporting:

— 9,977 confirmed COVID-19 cases

— 3,505 “probable” cases

— 184 confirmed COVID-19 deaths

— 22 “probable” deaths

— 138,541 total COVID-19 tests

— 32,917 initiated vaccine series; 28,873 completed vaccine series (updated every Monday and Thursday)