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COVID-19: State update - 166,584 cases and 5,329 deaths

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Posted at 12:01 PM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 13:01:17-04

As of October 1, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 608 and the number of deaths had increased by 8, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 166,584 and the number of deaths is 5,329 as of Thursday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of these cases fall between September 23 and September 30, 2020. 96 percent of the cases reported to the state on Thursday were community spread and 4 percent of the cases reported 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 Wednesday, 16,141 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,333,320.

According to LDH, 534 people are currently hospitalized (down 19 from Wednesday), and 75 of those are on ventilators (down 4 from Wednesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,966 cases (down 3) | 99 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 7,899 cases (up 7) | 213 deaths (up 1)

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

Iberia - 2,942 cases (up 6) | 89 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,257 cases (up 8) | 39 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 9,011 cases (up 29) | 132 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,337 cases (up 23) | 124 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,103 cases (down 3) | 61 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,943 cases (up 9) | 77 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,042 (up 1) | 62 deaths (up 1)

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

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From Wednesday

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 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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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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