The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed two more storm-related deaths from Hurricane Laura. These latest deaths were reported in Beauregard Parish. This brings the death toll in Louisiana to 17.

A 36-year-old man and a woman in her 80s died of heat-related illness following the storm.

Below are details on the 17 deaths LDH has verified to date:
14-year-old female, Vernon Parish, fallen tree
51-year-old male, Jackson Parish, fallen tree
68-year-old male, Acadia Parish, fallen tree
64-year-old female, Allen Parish, fallen tree
Male, Calcasieu Parish, drowning
24-year-old male, Calcasieu Parish, carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator
56-year-old female, Calcasieu Parish, carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator
61-year-old male, Calcasieu Parish, carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator
81-year-old female, Calcasieu Parish, carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator
72-year-old male, Calcasieu Parish, carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator
84-year-old male, Allen Parish, carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator
80-year-old female, Allen Parish, carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator
57-year-old male, Calcasieu Parish, head injury after falling from the roof
One resident, Calcasieu Parish, carbon monoxide poisoning
49-year-old male, Rapides Parish, storm cleanup
36-year-old male, Beauregard Parish, heat-related illness
80- to 89-year-old female, Beauregard Parish, heat-related illness

Those at greatest risk for heat-related illness include infants and children up to 4 years of age, people 65 years of age and older, people who are overweight, and people who are ill or on certain medications.