Thursday, March 26, 2020

Hurricane Covid Slams into New Orleans

The Louisiana State Department of Health reported 2,355 case of the Wuhan Virus and 83 deaths today.  676 patients are hospitalized while 239 are on ventilators.  New Orleans is suffering the brunt of the epidemic while more health care workers become infected. 

Orleans and Jefferson parishes report 1,455 cases (63% of total cases) and 58 deaths (70%).  The virus is running free in three New Orleans nursing homes.  More data can be found at the Louisiana Department of Health website. 

A predicted trend is unfortunately taking place in the Crescent City as more health care workers become infected. WGNO reported:

 Ochsner Health President and CEO Warner Thomas said today about 60 Ochsner employees have tested positive for COVID-19, and approximately 300 employees have been quarantined...

 Ochsner is also experiencing a bed shortage in the New Orleans region, especially in the ICU. There is a shortage of coronavirus test kits, but Thomas said the number of kits is ramping up right now. Article.

14 comments:

Anonymous said...

This is going to get much, much worse. County (and Parish) morgues and funeral homes are going to be just as overflowing as the hospitals within a month.

Anonymous said...

Better put the national guard along I-10 eastbound, coast rats.

Anonymous said...

@1:43, funny that you mentioned rats. Hantavirus is spreading now. It is transmitted by rat droppings.

Louis LeFleur said...

Too late, 1:43. They are already there according to the Sun Herald.

Had to happen and couldn't have been stopped realistically. Hell, if I lived in New Orleans and had a place to go, I'd be fleeing too!





Anonymous said...

Obama "death panel" activation in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1...

Anonymous said...

They sure could use a Ray Nagin right about now.

Anonymous said...

When the NOLA Police force disintegrates, the post Katrina shit down there will be remembered as the "good ole' days".

Anonymous said...

Where are them School buses?

Anonymous said...

Over and over again we see warnings of what is to come and Mississippi "leaders" refuse to take necessary actions because they've brain washed the morons in this state to believe their populist BS and reject book learnin'. At least you can get Fox in the ICU.

Anonymous said...

It’s all a left wing, Soros funded hoax or the biggest April Fools we’ve ever had.

Anonymous said...

Interesting to see KF now choosing to use the actual name of the virus instead of the GOP safe place term. Things must be getting serious now!

Anonymous said...

It's coming here too, idiots.

Anonymous said...

Where is General Russel Honoré.

Anonymous said...

@1:43 and Mr. Lefleur it’s funny that you clowns probably don’t know that the six coastal counties are the most populated area of the state and yes we will probably have higher rates of the virus but we do continue to appreciate you coming and spending your money here. Just saying. We love our MS Gulf Coast by the way.

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