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Two weekend deaths from virus bring total WBR deaths to three from COVID-19

1 month 3 weeks 6 days ago Sunday, March 29 2020 Mar 29, 2020 March 29, 2020 10:40 AM March 29, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

PORT ALLEN - Two additional virus-related deaths this weekend brought the number of West Baton Rouge residents dead from coronavirus to three.

Authorities told WBRZ Chief Investigator Chris Nakamoto Sunday, a 67-year-old woman and an 80-year-old both died in the care of doctors at a hospital in Baton Rouge.

One of the people died Saturday night, the other Sunday morning.

The both tested positive for COVID-19, the west side coroner's office told WBRZ.

Earlier, a man in his 70s died at the hospital.  He'd been a resident at Legacy nursing home.

WBRZ previously reported the parish says all of its government offices, parks and community services are closed until further notice.

New patient information related to the virus spread and infection rate in Louisiana is released daily at noon.  Click HERE for the late-breaking patient information. 

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