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COVID-19: State update - 205,059 cases and 6,139 deaths

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Posted at 12:12 PM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 13:12:02-05

As of November 16, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 547 and the number of deaths had increased by 7, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 205,059 and the number of deaths is 6,139 as of Monday.

LDH has also begun reporting new antigen test data in Friday's numbers update, read more.

LDH reports that 176,107 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 11/12/20).

According to LDH, the collection dates for most of these cases fall between November 9 and November 16, 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.

Since Sunday, 7,750 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 3,100,477. These total tests have been broken down into 3,029,644 molecular and 70,833 antigen tests.

As of Monday, 818 patients were hospitalized (up 65 from Sunday), 81 of those patients were on ventilators (up 23 from Sunday).

Since Sunday, 115 Acadiana residents have tested positive, and one has died.

Parishes in Acadiana (Confirmed and probable cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 3,536 cases (up 10) | 111 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu -9,542 cases (up 22) | 238 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 1,627 cases (up 5) | 41 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 3,321 cases (up 8) | 103 deaths (up 1)
  • Jefferson Davis - 1,508 cases (up 6) | 47 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 10,434 cases (up 30) | 142 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 4,276 cases (up 15) | 142 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 2,452 cases (up 9) | 70 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 2,206 cases (up 4) | 94 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 2,300 (up 6) | 71 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM SUNDAY

As of November 15, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,565 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 204,513 and the number of deaths is 6,132 as of Sunday.

REMINDER: The state does not report numbers on Saturdays; all the increases you see are for two days, not one.

LDH has also begun reporting new antigen test data in Friday's numbers update, read more.

LDH reports that 176,107 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 11/12/20).

Since Friday, 40,344 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 3,092,727. These total tests have been broken down into 3,022,007 molecular and 70,720 antigen tests.

As of Friday, 753 patients were hospitalized (up 61 from Friday), 58 of those patients were on ventilators (down 4 from Friday).

Since Friday, 586 Acadiana residents have tested positive, and one has died.

Parishes in Acadiana (Confirmed and probable cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 3,526 cases (up 28) | 111 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu -9,520 cases (up 167) | 238 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 1,622 cases (up 27) | 41 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 3,313 cases (up 33) | 102 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 1,502 cases (up 17) | 47 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 10,404 cases (up 137) | 142 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 4,261 cases (up 104) | 142 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 2,443 cases (up 36) | 70 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 2,202 cases (up 14) | 94 deaths (up 1`)
  • Vermilion - 2,294 (up 23) | 71 deaths (no change)

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