LDH reports latest COVID-19 cases in K-12 Schools


Wearing a mask and face guard as protection against the spread of COVID-19, Garland Independent School District custodian Camelia Tobon wipes down a table in the library at Stephens Elementary School in Rowlett, Texas, Wednesday, July 22, 2020.(AP Photo/LM Otero)

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – It has been an eventful month for East Baton Rouge Schools.

Earlier this month, 300 teachers called out in the parish.

Those teachers had concerns over how the district was handling COVID-19.

The Louisiana Department of Health is doing their part by tracking coronavirus numbers in K-12 schools throughout the state.

Out of 142 reporting schools, LDH states that there have been 104 reported COVID-19 cases in East Baton Rouge Parish.

If you would like to see the breakdown of all reporting school districts, you can do so here.

How does that compare to higher education COVID-19 numbers in the state?

LDH is providing the latest statewide higher education COVID-19 numbers below:

LDH is reporting over 5,700 COVID-19 related deaths in the state as of Friday, October 30.

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