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COVID-19: State update - 156,174 cases and 5,032 deaths

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Posted at 12:13 PM, Sep 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-11 13:13:59-04

As of September 11, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 844 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 156,174 and the number of deaths is 5,032 as of Friday.

LDH says that collection collection dates for most of these cases fall between September 3 and September 10, 2020. 81 percent of the cases reported to the state Friday 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 Thursday, 27,234 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,036,818.

According to LDH, 723 people are currently hospitalized (down 39 from Thursday), and 117 of those are on ventilators (down 8 from Thursday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,897 cases (up 10) | 94 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 7,592 cases (up 12) | 198 deaths (up 1)

Evangeline - 1,246 cases (up 18) | 29 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,826 cases (down 1) | 89 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,191 cases (up 5) | 37 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 8,612 cases (up 26) | 116 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,220 cases (down 15) | 116 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,037 cases (up 3) | 58 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,812 cases (up 5) | 75 deaths (up 1)

Vermilion - 1,967 (up 5) | 53 deaths (up 3)

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

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 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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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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