Following a full review of cases since Hurricane Ida’s landfall and the conclusion of several investigations, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office has confirmed 11 additional storm-related deaths. This brings the death toll from Hurricane Ida to 26.
The 11 deaths occurred or were reported to the Coroner’s Office between August 30, 2021 and September 6, 2021.
The table below lists all deaths related to Hurricane Ida. New information is shown in bold.
|Ascension||8/29/2021||60||M||Tree fell on house|
|Orleans||8/30/2021||25||M||Drowning after vehicle tried to cross floodwaters|
|Jefferson||9/2/2021||17||M||Carbon monoxide poisoning|
|Jefferson||9/2/2021||23||F||Carbon monoxide poisoning|
|Jefferson||9/2/2021||54||F||Carbon monoxide poisoning|
|St. John||9/3/2021||59||M||Carbon monoxide poisoning|
|Orleans||9/4/2021||74||M||Heat and lack of O2 during outage|
|St. Tammany||9/7/2021||68||M||Fall from roof while making repairs|
|St. Tammany||9/7/2021||71||M||Lack of O2 during outage|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||64||M||Excessive heat during an extended power outage|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||74||F||Excessive heat during an extended power outage|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||79||M||Excessive heat during an extended power outage|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||65||M||Excessive heat during an extended power outage|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||73||M||Excessive heat during an extended power outage|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||68||M||Excessive heat during an extended power outage|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||64||M||Excessive heat and possible lack of O2 during an extended power outage|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||70||F||Excessive heat during an extended power outage|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||65||F||Excessive heat during an extended power outage|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||24||M||Carbon monoxide poisoning|
|Orleans||9/8/2021||44||M||Carbon monoxide poisoning|
*Nursing home resident evacuated to Independence. Storm related but definitive cause unconfirmed.
In an effort to ensure the most accurate reporting of deaths that are attributable to Hurricane Ida, the Louisiana Department of Health will only report a death after it has been confirmed as storm-related by the parish coroner.