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COVID-19: State update - 207,685 cases and 6,156 deaths

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Posted at 12:08 PM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 13:08:46-05

As of November 17, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,592 and the number of deaths had increased by 17, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, LDH says that 2,139 are confirmed cases and 453 are probable cases.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 207,685 and the number of deaths is 6,156 as of Tuesday.

The collection dates for most of these cases fall between November 10 and November 17, 2020. 97 percent of the cases reported to the state Tuesday were community spread and 3 percent of the cases reported to the state were in congregate settings.

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 Monday, 33,422 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 3,133,899. These total tests have been broken down into 3,060,304 molecular and 73,595 antigen tests.

As of Monday, 874 patients were hospitalized (up 56 from Monday), 92 of those patients were on ventilators (up 11 from Monday).

Since Monday, 747 Acadiana residents have tested positive, and 4 have died.

Parishes in Acadiana (Confirmed and probable cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 3,587 cases (up 51) | 112 deaths (up 1)
  • Calcasieu -9,664 cases (up 122) | 239 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 1,668 cases (up 41) | 41 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 3,392 cases (up 71) | 103 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 1,521 cases (up 13) | 47 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 10,680 cases (up 246) | 143 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 4,355 cases (up 79) | 143 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Martin - 2,496 cases (up 44) | 70 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 2,239 cases (up 33) | 94 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 2,347 (up 47) | 71 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM Monday

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).

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)

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