Abbeville General has documented record setting COVID-19 cases over the past 10 days in our community.

Since opening up Phase 2 of the COVID crisis, our community has experienced a record setting number of positive COVID cases.  The incubation period for the Coronavirus is 2-14 days.  Since opening phase 2 on 6/3/20, 25 positive cases of COVID have been documented.  We are experiencing community spread of COVID-19!

According to the Louisiana Department of Health, new cases are growing fastest among young adults, ages 18-29.

Of the cases reported to the state, most of these cases are related to large social gatherings.  Examples identified are weddings, birthday parties, showers, and vacations.  

Everyone is reminded to:

  • Mask when in public
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Wash hands frequently