11 New Deaths In Louisiana Reported From Ida, Raising State’s Death Toll To 26

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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.
Parish Date Verified Age Sex Cause
Ascension 8/29/2021 60 M Tree fell on house
Orleans 8/30/2021 25 M Drowning after vehicle tried to cross floodwaters
Jefferson 9/1/2021 59 F Storm related*
Terrebonne 9/1/2021 52 M Storm related*
Orleans 9/1/2021 77 M Storm related*
Jefferson 9/2/2021 65 F Drowning
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
Jefferson 9/3/2021 61 M Storm related*
Tangipahoa 9/4/2021 84 M Storm related*
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.

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