Ochsner administers 22,112 vaccines over two days

12 January 2021

Ochsner Health has released the latest COVID-19 updates and resources from across the system. Below are key statistics and milestones as of Monday, January 11, 2021. This data represents all Ochsner facilities across Louisiana and the Gulf South.

COVID-19 Statistics*

  • 587 COVID-19 positive inpatients
  • 8,167 discharged COVID-19 positive inpatients to date
  • 57,035 vaccine doses administered to employees, healthcare providers and eligible community members
  • 113,025 scheduled vaccine appointments

*Data includes Ochsner Health, Ochsner Lafayette General and Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport.

Mr Warner Thomas, President and CEO, Ochsner Health said that while COVID-19 continues to impact our communities, Ochsner Health is proud to lead the way in ending this pandemic through the vaccination of our employees, patients and community members.

“Our teams across the state administered 22,112 vaccinations over the weekend and will continue to ramp up our efforts to vaccinate every member of our community who wants one following the criteria set forth by the state as supply allows,” said Mr Thomas.

As the current COVID-19 surge continues across the state and country, Ochsner continues to offer COVID-19 testing across the state at no out-of-pocket cost.

Take a behind-the-scenes look at one of Ochsner’s very own in-house testing labs, with senior medical technologist Luke Caruso as our guide.

Testing in-house means dramatically reduced wait times for results – and the ability to test many more people per day.

For more information about Ochsner’s COVID-19 response, please visit www.ochsner.org/coronavirus.