COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Plaquemines Parish COVID-19 Data Update

We will resume COVID-19 Updates only on Thursdays. 

This is when the parish's percent positivity is released by the Louisiana Department of Health

Plaquemines Parish #COVID19 Data Update


Confirmed Positive Cases:              1875 (+3 from June 10th)

Probable & Confirmed Cases:        2561 (+5 from June 10th)

Positivity Rate                                   .9% ( -4% from June 9th) 

Death total - 27 including 1 probable (0 deaths since our report on 5/6)

Current Vaccine providers in Plaquemines Parish: 

Delta Drugs of Port Sulphur

27136 Highway 23

(504) 564-3141

Plaquemines Parish Health Department 

3706 Main St, Belle Chasse, LA 70037

(504) 934-6690

Plaquemines Medical Center

27136 Highway 23

(504) 564-3344 ext. 2330

Plaquemines Pharmacy

8443 Highway 23

(504) 393-1648

We urge all residents and businesses to please continue to follow all Executive Orders set out by the Governor and all CDC suggestions and rules including wearing face masks/covers as well as social distancing.

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Plaquemines Parish Lifting Facemask Requirements

Following sustained improvement in COVID hospitalizations and an increase in the supply and availability of vaccines, Governor John Bel Edwards announced that some COVID-19 mitigation measures would be eased starting April 28. The statewide mask mandate will be lifted, but masks will still be required for specific settings.  

Based upon the updated mask guidelines, Parish President Kirk Lepine will be lifting the mandatory mask requirements in Plaquemines Parish today, Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Plaquemines Parish would no longer require masks to be worn in Parish-operated buildings, except for those mandates specified by the Governor ( public transit, in K-12 schools, colleges, universities, and healthcare facilities). The updated proclamation will be in for the next 28 days. 

“Now that vaccines are more widely available, I am lifting the facemask requirement in all buildings operated by Plaquemines Parish Government,” he added “The pandemic is still with us, so I urge everyone to keep vigilant and to continue to follow safe practices. It is important for citizens to get vaccinated, be mindful of others, continue to practice physical distancing.”

President Lepine also stated that individual businesses and other government agencies in the Parish could make their own decisions and set their requirements. President Lepine asks all residents to respect the right of private businesses who wish to continue mask mandates on or in their establishments.