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COVID-19: State update - 184,769 cases and 5,737 deaths

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Posted at 12:00 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 13:00:15-05

As of November 3, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,150 and the number of deaths had increased by 17, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 184,769 and the number of deaths is 5,737 as of Tuesday.

LDH says that today’s reported cases come from all regions of the state, with the most coming from Acadiana (23%), Greater Baton Rouge (19%) and Bossier/Shreveport (19%) areas.

The vast majority (95%) of these new cases are tied to community spread, according to LDH, rather than 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 Monday, 29,376 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,813,481.

As of Tuesday, 619 patients were hospitalized (up 23 from Monday), 84 of those patients were on ventilators (up 14 from Monday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,291 cases (up 108) | 103 deaths (up 1)

Calcasieu - 8,544 cases (up 13) | 230 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,430 cases (up 5) | 40 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 3,112 cases (up 28) | 97 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,370 cases (up 4) | 44 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 9,600 cases (up 69) | 140 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,745 cases (up 41) | 137 deaths (up 1)

St. Martin - 2,283 cases (up 12) | 64 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 2,044 cases (up 2) | 87 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,147 (up 6) | 70 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM MONDAY:

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 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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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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