EBR coroner reports 8 more deaths due to COVID-19

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) –  184 people have now died due to the coronavirus in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Eight more people have died since this same time on Monday.

The ages of the latest victims ranged from 41 to 96.

EBR Coroner William “Beau” Clark released this statement about the most recent victims:

My office has eight (8) confirmed COVID19 related deaths to report.
During the last 24 hours, my office has investigated the deaths of East Baton Rouge Parish residents who were each tested and found to be positive for the COVID19 virus:

  • A 41 year old male, who died at home on 4/27/2020. His COVID-19 test was confirmed on 5/4/2020.
  • A 70 year old male, who was admitted to an area hospital on 4/28/2020. He died on 5/4/2020.
  • An 80 year old female, who was admitted to an area hospital on 5/4/2020. She died on 5/4/2020.
  • A 75 year old female, who was admitted to an area hospital on 4/22/2020. She died on 5/4/2020.
  • A 66 year old male, who was admitted to an area hospital on 4/23/2020. He died on 5/4/2020.
  • A 96 year old female, who was admitted to an area hospital on 5/3/2020. She died in hospice care on
  • 5/4/2020.
  • An 80 year old female, who was admitted to an area hospice on 5/3/2020. She died on 5/4/2020.
  • A 94 year old female, who died at her nursing home on 5/4/2020.


Each of these patients had co-morbidities present. This brings our total COVID19 related confirmed deaths to 182 East Baton Rouge Parish residents, and 2 deaths of out of state residents (both from the Woodville, MS area) at Baton Rouge area hospitals. Our condolences are extended to the families and friends of those lost to this disease.

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