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COVID-19: State update - 155,419 cases and 4,991 deaths

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Posted at 12:05 PM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 13:05:19-04

As of September 10, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 499 and the number of deaths had increased by 21, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 155,419 and the number of deaths is 4,991 as of Thursday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of these cases fall between September 2 and September 9, 2020. 87 percent of the cases reported to the state on Thursday were community spread.

LDH reports that 140,440 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays; last update 09/07/20).

Since Wednesday, 10,557 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,009,584.

According to LDH, 762 people are currently hospitalized (down 20 from Wednesday), and 125 of those are on ventilators (up 2 from Wednesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,877 cases (up 1) | 94 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 7,580 cases (up 31) | 197 deaths (up 1)

Evangeline - 1,228 cases (non change) | 29 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,827 cases (up 7) | 89 deaths (up 1)

Jefferson Davis - 1,186 cases (up 1) | 37 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 8,586 cases (up 16) | 116 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,205 cases (down 4) | 116 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,034 cases (up 4) | 58 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,807 cases (up 18) | 74 deaths (up 1)

Vermilion - 1,962 (up 4) | 50 deaths (no change)

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

As of September 9, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,511 and the number of deaths had increased by 15, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 154,955 and the number of deaths is 4,970 as of Wednesday.

Of the 1,511 new cases Wednesday, LDH says 690 are from a backlog dating from 8/6 to 9/4.

LDH reports that 140,440 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays; last update 09/07/20).

Since Tuesday, 31,569 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 1,999,027.

According to LDH, 782 people are currently hospitalized (down 17 from Tuesday), and 123 of those are on ventilators (down 8 from Tuesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,876 cases (up 34) | 94 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 7,549 cases (up 62) | 196 deaths (up 2)

Evangeline - 1,228 cases (up 26) | 29 deaths (up 1)

Iberia - 2,820 cases (up 59) | 88 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,185 cases (up 14) | 37 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 8,570 cases (up 110) | 116 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,209 cases (up 49) | 116 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,030 cases (up 20) | 58 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,789 cases (up 16) | 73 deaths (up 1)

Vermilion - 1,958 (up 42) | 50 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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