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COVID-19: State update - 173,121 cases and 5,495 deaths

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Posted at 12:06 PM, Oct 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-14 13:06:09-04

As of October 14, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 331 and the number of deaths had increased by 9, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 173,121 and the number of deaths is 5,495 as of Wednesday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of these cases fall between October 6 and October 13, 2020. 97 percent of the cases reported to the state on Wednesday were community spread and 3 percent of the cases reported to the state were in congregate settings.

LDH reports that 161,792 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays; last update 10/12/20).

Since Tuesday, 6,316 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,516,635.

According to LDH, 582 people are currently hospitalized (up 9 from Tuesday), and 64 of those are on ventilators (down 4 from Tuesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,034 cases (up 6) | 99 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 8,095 cases (up 9) | 221 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,376 cases (up 4) | 36 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 3,026 cases (up 5) | 92 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,298 cases (up 7) | 42 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 9,209 cases (up 26) | 136 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,485 cases (down 1) | 130 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,149 cases (up 9) | 61 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,982 cases (up 3) | 83 deaths (up 2)

Vermilion - 2,079 (up 3) | 68 deaths (no change)

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

As of October 13, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 653 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 172,801 and the number of deaths is 5,486 as of Tuesday.

LDH reports that 157,873 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays; last update 10/05/20).

Since Monday, 20,582 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,510,319.

According to LDH, 573 people are currently hospitalized (down 4 from Monday), and 68 of those are on ventilators (down 2 from Monday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,028 cases (up 2) | 99 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 8,068 cases (up 44) | 221 deaths (up 1)

Evangeline - 1,372 cases (up 10) | 36 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 3,021 cases (down 5) | 92 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,291 cases (down 3) | 42 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 9,183 cases (up 1) | 136 deaths (up 1)

St. Landry - 3,486 cases (down 9) | 130 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,140 cases (up 9) | 61 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,979 cases (up 7) | 81 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,076 (up 3) | 68 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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