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COVID-19: State update - 183,616 cases and 5,720 deaths

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Posted at 12:06 PM, Nov 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-02 13:06:52-05

As of November 2, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 270 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 183,616 and the number of deaths is 5,720 as of Monday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of these cases fall between October 26 and November 1, 2020. 98 percent of the cases reported to the state Monday were community spread and 2 percent of the cases reported to the state 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 Sunday, 5,366 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,784,105.

As of Monday, 596 patients were hospitalized (down 2 from Sunday), 70 of those patients were on ventilators (no change from Sunday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,183 cases (up 1) | 102 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 8,531 cases (up 1) | 230 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,425 cases (down 1) | 40 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 3,084 cases (down 4) | 97 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,366 cases (up 9) | 44 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 9,531 cases (down 3) | 140 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,704 cases (up 2) | 136 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,271 cases (up 12) | 64 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 2,042 cases (up 4) | 87 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,141 (up 7) | 70 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM SUNDAY:

As of November 1, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,064 and the number of deaths had increased by 7 - three of those in Acadiana - according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

REMEMBER: The state does not report numbers on Saturdays, meaning that all differences reported here represent two days of numbers, not one.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 183,341 and the number of deaths is 5,712 as of Sunday.

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 Friday, 19,447 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,778,739.

Hospital reporting was delayed due to Hurricane Zeta. LDH did not report hospital related data on Friday, October 30.

As of Sunday, 598 were hospitalized, down from 612 on Thursday; 70 of those were on ventilators, down 9 from Thursday.

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,182 cases (up 13) | 102 deaths (up 1)

Calcasieu - 8,530 cases (up 69) | 230 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,426 cases (up 13) | 40 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 3,088 cases (up 9) | 97 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,357 cases (up 2) | 44 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 9,534 cases (up 29) | 140 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,702 cases (up 21) | 136 deaths (up 1)

St. Martin - 2,259 cases (up 22) | 64 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 2,038 cases (up 12) | 87 deaths (up 1)

Vermilion - 2,134 (up 3) | 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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