Two more COVID-relatred deaths were added to Avoyelles Parish's official coronavirus numbers in Friday's (Aug. 7) official update from the Louisiana Department of Health.
Avoyelles Parish crossed a threshold nobody thought would happen just a few months ago. As of noon today (Aug. 6), the parish's official COVID-19 pandemic totals are 1,002 with 29 deaths.
Avoyelles Parish's daily increase of COVID cases was only six in Wednesday's noon update from the Louisiana Department of Health, making the total 987 cases.
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