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COVID-19: State update - 182,270 cases and 5,705 deaths

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Posted at 12:27 PM, Oct 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-30 13:27:04-04

As of October 30, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 434 and the number of deaths had increased by 11, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 182,270 and the number of deaths is 5,705 as of Friday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of these cases fall between October 23 and October 29, 2020. 91 percent of the cases reported to the state Friday were community spread and 9 percent of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

LDH reports that 168,634 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 10/26/20).

Since Thursday, 11,874 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,759,292.

Hospital reporting has been delayed due to Hurricane Zeta. LDH says that they will not be reporting hospital related data on Friday, October 30

Hospital data from Thursday, October 29: 612 people were hospitalized across the state (down 1 from Wednesday), and 79 of those were on ventilators (down 1 from Wednesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,169 cases (up 11) | 101 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 8,461 cases (up 20) | 230 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,413 cases (no change) | 40 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 3,079 cases (down 2) | 97 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,355 cases (up 3) | 44 deaths (up 1)

Lafayette - 9,505 cases (up 12) | 140 deaths (up 1)

St. Landry - 3,681 cases (up 2) | 135 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,237 cases (up 7) | 64 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 2,026 cases (down 1) | 86 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,131 (up 2) | 70 deaths (no change)

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

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As of THURSDAY:

As of October 29, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 392 and the number of deaths had increased by 18, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 181,837 and the number of deaths is 5,694 as of Thursday.

LDH reports that 168,634 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 10/26/20).

Since Wednesday, 13,396 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,747,418.

According to LDH, 612 people are currently hospitalized across the state (down 1 from Wednesday), and 79 of those are on ventilators (down 1 from Wednesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,158 cases (up 11) | 101 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 8,441 cases (up 22) | 230 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,413 cases (up 1) | 40 deaths (up 1)

Iberia - 3,081 cases (up 1) | 97 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,352 cases (down 2) | 43 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 9,493 cases (up 16) | 139 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,679 cases (up 4) | 135 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,230 cases (no change) | 64 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 2,027 cases (up 6) | 86 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,129 (no change ) | 70 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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