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COVID-19: State update - 185,825 cases and 5,766 deaths

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Posted at 12:02 PM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 13:02:44-05

As of November 5, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 740 and the number of deaths had increased by 20, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 185,825 and the number of deaths is 5,766 as of Thursday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of these cases fall between October 29 and November 4, 2020. 90 percent of the cases reported to the state Thursday were community spread and 10 percent of the cases reported to the state were in congregate settings.

LDH reports that 172,210 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 11/2/20).

Since Wednesday, 21,747 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,842,646.

As of Thursday, 636 patients were hospitalized (up 14 from Wednesday), 82 of those patients were on ventilators (up 5 from Wednesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,312 cases (up 3) | 106 deaths (up 2)

Calcasieu - 8,605 cases (up 56) | 231 deaths (up 1)

Evangeline - 1,447 cases (up 9) | 40 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 3,114 cases (up 3) | 98 deaths (up 1)

Jefferson Davis - 1,369 cases (down 5) | 44 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 9,630 cases (up 20) | 140 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,785 cases (up 24) | 138 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,276 cases (up 3) | 64 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 2,046 cases (down 1) | 87 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,155 (up 8) | 70 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM WEDNESDAY:

As of November 4, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 371 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 185,144 and the number of deaths is 5,746 as of Wednesday.

LDH reports that 172,210 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 11/2/20).

Since Tuesday, 7,418 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,820,899.

As of Wednesday, 623 patients were hospitalized (up 4 from Tuesday), 77 of those patients were on ventilators (down 7 from Tuesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 3,294 cases (up 3) | 104 deaths (up 1)

Calcasieu - 8,549 cases (up 5) | 230 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,438 cases (up 8) | 40 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 3,111 cases (down 1) | 97 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,374 cases (up 4) | 44 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 9,610 cases (up 10) | 140 deaths (no change)

St. Landry - 3,761 cases (up 16) | 138 deaths (up 1)

St. Martin - 2,273 cases (down 10) | 64 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 2,047 cases (up 3) | 87 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,147 (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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