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COVID-19: State update - 144,116 coronavirus cases and 4,656 deaths

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Posted at 12:16 PM, Aug 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-25 13:16:56-04

As of August 25, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 550 and the number of deaths had increased by 33, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 144,116 and 4,656 deaths as of Tuesday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of Tuesday's cases (65.8%) fall between August 18 and August 25, 2020. 28.2 percent fall between August 1 and August 17.

85 percent of the cases reported to the state today were community spread.

According to LDH, 930 people are currently hospitalized (down 9 from Monday), and 141 of those are on ventilators (down 11 from Monday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,776 cases (up 28) | 93 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 7,256 cases (down 28) | 178 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,019 cases (up 13) | 24 deaths (up 1)

Iberia - 2,686 cases (up 16) | 81 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,149 cases (up 29) | 34 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 8,168 cases (down 32) | 109 deaths (up 3)

St. Landry - 3,006 cases (up 5) | 109 deaths (up 1)

St. Martin - 1,928 cases (up 89) | 51 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,739 cases (up 13) | 66 deaths (up 1)

Vermilion - 1,842 (up 53) | 38 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM MONDAY:

As of August 24, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 623 and the number of deaths had increased by 18, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 143,566 and 4,623 deaths as of Monday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of Monday's cases (99.7%) fall between August 17 and August 24, 2020. 71 percent of the cases reported to the state Monday were community spread.

LDH is reporting that 118,120 coronavirus patients are "presumed recovered" (updated weekly, last updated 8/17/20).

According to LDH, 939 people are currently hospitalized (down 2 from Sunday), and 152 of those are on ventilators (no change from Sunday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,748 cases (up 5) | 93 deaths (up 1)

Calcasieu - 7,284 cases (up 7) | 178 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,006 cases (up 2) | 23 deaths (up 1)

Iberia - 2,670 cases (up 9) | 81 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,120 cases (up 4) | 34 deaths (up 1)

Lafayette - 8,168 cases (up 20) | 106 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,001 cases (up 1) | 108 deaths (up 1)

St. Martin - 1,839 cases (up 3) | 51 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,726 cases (up 6) | 65 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 1,789 (up 5) | 38 deaths (up 3)

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

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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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