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COVID-19: State update - 150,651 cases and 4,858 deaths

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Posted at 12:13 PM, Sep 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-03 13:13:09-04

As of September 3, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 884 and the number of deaths had increased by 17, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 150,651 and 4,858 deaths as of Thursday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of these cases fall between August 26 and September 2, 2020. 78 percent of the cases reported to the state on Thursday were community spread.

LDH reports that 134,432 patients are "presumed recovered." (last update 8/31/20).

Since Wednesday, 12,320 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 1,916,203.

According to LDH, 851 people are currently hospitalized (down 22 from Wednesday), and 128 of those are on ventilators (down 4 from Wednesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,824 cases (up 3) | 93 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 7,438 cases (down 4) | 192 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,143 cases (up 9) | 27 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,752 cases (up 14) | 87 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,168 cases (up 1) | 36 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 8,365 cases (up 26) | 112 deaths (up 1)

St. Landry - 3,139 cases (up 9) | 115 deaths (up 1)

St. Martin - 1,983 cases (up 1) | 57 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,774 cases (up 1) | 71 deaths (up 1)

Vermilion - 1,890 (up 3) | 47 deaths (up 1)

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

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From Wednesday:

As of September 2, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 972 and the number of deaths had increased by 20, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 149,838 and 4,841 deaths as of Wednesday.

LDH reports that 134,432 patients are "presumed recovered." (last update 8/31/20).

Since Tuesday, 14,058 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 1,903,883.

According to LDH, 873 people are currently hospitalized (down 37 from Tuesday), and 132 of those are on ventilators (up 4 from Tuesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,821 cases (up 4) | 93 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 7,442 cases (down 3) | 192 deaths (up 2)

Evangeline - 1,134 cases (up 16) | 27 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,738 cases (up 21) | 87 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,167 cases (up 1) | 36 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 8,339 cases (up 64) | 111 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,130 cases (up 20) | 114 deaths (down 1)

St. Martin - 1,982 cases (up 7) | 57 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,773 cases (up 5) | 70 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 1,887 (up 14) | 46 deaths (no change)

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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