Thirty-one new COVID cases and one fatality in Assumption Parish were reported in three local parishes for the 48 hours leading up to midday Thursday.
The number of COVID-19 cases reported locally Tuesday followed state statistics upward.
Only three new COVID-19 cases and no new fatalities were reported for three local parishes at midday Monday.
Twenty-six new COVID-19 cases, half of them in St. Mary, and one fatality in St. Martin were reported for the 48 hours ending at midday Sunday.
St. Martin had 19 of the 32 new COVID-19 cases reported for three local parishes at midday Friday, according to Louisiana Office of Public Health statistics.