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COVID-19: State update - 166,033 cases and 5,321 deaths

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Posted at 12:46 PM, Sep 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-30 13:46:21-04

As of September 30, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 452 and the number of deaths had increased by 13, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 166,033 and the number of deaths is 5,321 as of Wednesday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of these cases fall between September 22 and September 29, 2020. 92 percent of the cases reported to the state on Wednesday were community spread and 8 percent of the cases reported to the state were in congregate settings.

LDH reports that 154,163 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays; last update 09/28/20).

Since Tuesday, 10,646 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,317,179.

According to LDH, 553 people are currently hospitalized (down 25 from Tuesday), and 79 of those are on ventilators (down 1 from Tuesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,969 cases (up 6) | 99 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 7,892 cases (up 23) | 212 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,334 cases (up 4) | 32 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,936 cases (up 2) | 89 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,249 cases (up 3) | 39 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 8,982 cases (up 13) | 132 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,314 cases (up 2) | 124 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,106 cases (up 3) | 61 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,934 cases (no change) | 77 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,041 (down 3) | 61 deaths (no change)

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

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From Tuesday

As of September 29, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 553 and the number of deaths had increased by 10, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 165,624 and the number of deaths is 5,308 as of Tuesday.

LDH reports that 149,640 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays; last update 09/21/20).

Since Monday, 18,139 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,306,533.

According to LDH, 578 people are currently hospitalized (up 15 from Monday), and 80 of those are on ventilators (down 3 from Monday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,963 cases (up 4) | 99 deaths (up 2)

Calcasieu - 7,869 cases (up 15) | 212 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,330 cases (up 3) | 32 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,934 cases (up 2) | 89 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,246 cases (up 5) | 39 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 8,969 cases (no change) | 132 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,312 cases (down 5) | 124 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,103 cases (up 8) | 61 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,934 cases (up 10) | 77 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,044 (up 5) | 61 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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