LM Lockhart Vaccine Clinic

Patients fill out paperwork during a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at LM Lockhart Park in Denham Springs on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

More than 40 percent of Livingston Parish’s population has started a COVID-19 vaccine series, according to the latest report from the Louisiana Department of Health.

On Monday, officials reported that 57,054 Livingston Parish residents have at least started a vaccine series, a rise of 243 from earlier this week. That total accounts for roughly 40.1 percent of the parish’s 142,000 population.

In addition, approximately 50,426 Livingston Parish residents have completed a vaccine series, which is 35.5 percent of its population and a rise of 322 from the previous report.

In other news, officials confirmed 12 new COVID-19 cases and six “probable” cases in Livingston Parish in the Monday report.

The parish also reported two new confirmed COVID-19 deaths and two suspected COVID-19 deaths.

As of Monday, Livingston Parish is reporting:

-- 16,752 confirmed COVID-19 cases

-- 7,466 “probable” cases

-- 299 confirmed COVID-19 deaths

-- 68 “probable” deaths

-- 216,608 total COVID-19 tests

-- 57,054 initiated vaccine series; 50,426 completed vaccine series (updated every Monday and Thursday)

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