There were only 52 test results for Avoyelles Parish in the Monday update from the state health department. There were eight new cases and one additional death.
Avoyelles had another double-digit increase in COVID cases since Friday's report, but the number of new cases in the parish is very similar to the increase in cases at the state prison in Cottonpor
After several days of single-digit increases in new COVID cases, Avoyelles Parish saw a 31-case increase in the Friday update from the state health department.
Gov. John Bel Edwards didn't say Louisiana is moving to Phase 3 and he didn't say the state is staying in "Modified Phase 2" in his press conference Thursday (Feb. 25).
Avoyelles Parish had only six new cases of COVID-19 out of 447 test results in Thursday's update from the state health department. The new cases were among 419 molecular tests.