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This Is the Baton Rouge-area Parish With the Lowest Level of Covid-19 Contamination

There has been an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the United States after the omicron version was discovered in the country. Over 900,000 Americans have died as a result of the virus, which has infected 76,813,431 people in the United States thus far. The infection rate in the United States is among the highest in the world, measured per person.

Louisiana’s Baton Rouge metropolitan region has reported 202,186 COVID-19 cases to far. The national rate of 23,478 cases per 100,000 people is in accordance with the area’s rate of 24,370 cases per 100,000 people, adjusted for population.

Despite the fact that the number of people infected with COVID-19 in Baton Rouge is about in line with the national average, there are still areas of the metro area where the infection rate is low.

St. Helena Parish in Louisiana, which is part of the greater Baton Rouge metro region, has the fewest per capita instances of the HIV/AIDS virus (COVID-19). In St. Helena Parish, there have been 1,800 illnesses, or 17,289 per 100,000 persons.

St. Helena Parish not only has the lowest infection incidence per capita in the Baton Rouge metro area, but it also has the lowest mortality rate per capita.

There have been 211 deaths caused by coronavirus in St. Helena Parish out of a total of 304 deaths caused by COVID-19 in the Baton Rouge metro region.

As of Feb. 14, 2022, all COVID-19 data cited in this article is current.

Rank Geography COVID cases per 100,000 people Total cases Deaths per 100,000 people Total deaths
1 St. Helena Parish, LA 17,289 1,800 211 22
2 West Feliciana Parish, LA 17,396 2,675 273 42
3 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA 23,312 103,525 285 1,267
4 Pointe Coupee Parish, LA 24,420 5,411 388 86
5 Livingston Parish, LA 24,968 34,484 318 439
6 Iberville Parish, LA 25,394 8,369 434 143
7 West Baton Rouge Parish, LA 26,063 6,740 317 82
8 Ascension Parish, LA 26,880 32,572 229 278
9 East Feliciana Parish, LA 33,899 6,610 815 159