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COVID-19: State update - 127,246 coronavirus cases, 4,028 deaths

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Posted at 12:02 PM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 13:02:00-04

As of August 6, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,303 and the number of deaths had increased by 50, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 127,246 and 4,028 deaths as of Thursday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of Thursday's cases fall between July 30, 2020 and August 6, 2020.

94 percent of the cases reported to the state Thursday were community spread and 31 percent of the cases reported are of individuals aged 29 and under.

LDH is reporting that 89,083 coronavirus patients are "presumed recovered" (updated weekly, last updated 8/03/20).

The LDH reports that 1,457 people are hospitalized (down 14 from Wednesday). Of those, 215 required ventilators (down 8 from Wednesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,555 cases (up 19) | 79 deaths (up 2)

Calcasieu - 6,695 cases (up 54) | 130 deaths (up 3)

Evangeline - 835 cases (up 18) | 3 deaths (up 1)

Iberia - 2,436 cases (up 24) | 70 deaths (up 1)

Jefferson Davis - 996 cases (up 13) | 26 deaths (up 2)

Lafayette - 7,424 cases (up 80) | 91 deaths (up 2)

St. Landry - 2,583 cases (up 27) | 83 deaths (up 2)

St. Martin - 1,609 cases (up 19) | 43 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,527 cases (up 16) | 51 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 1,513 (up 20) | 22 deaths (up 2)

See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here.

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As of August 5, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,482 and the number of deaths had increased by 41, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 125,943 and 3,978 deaths as of Wednesday.

LDH is reporting that 89,083 coronavirus patients are "presumed recovered" (updated weekly, last updated 8/03/20).

The LDH reports that 1,471 people are hospitalized (down 16 from Tuesday). Of those, 223 required ventilators (down 17 from Tuesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,536 cases (up 23) | 77 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 6,641 cases (up 47) | 127 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 817 cases (up 12) | 2 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,412 cases (up 4) | 69 deaths (up 3)

Jefferson Davis - 983 cases (up 9) | 24 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 7,344 cases (up 64) | 89 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 2,556 cases (up 26) | 81 deaths (up 3)

St. Martin - 1,590 cases (up 10) | 43 deaths (up 1)

St. Mary - 1,511 cases (up 7) | 51 deaths (up 2)

Vermilion - 1,493 (up 26) | 20 deaths (up 1)
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On Saturday, July 18, the Louisiana Department of Health announced it will no longer be updating information on the COVID-19 dashboard on Saturdays. Information will be updated at noon daily except on Saturdays.

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