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COVID-19: State update - 211,966 cases and 6,199 deaths

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Posted at 12:05 PM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 13:05:02-05

As of November 19, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,073 and the number of deaths had increased by 15, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, LDH says that 1,755 are confirmed cases and 318 are probable cases.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 211,966 and the number of deaths is 6,199 as of Thursday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of these cases fall between November 11 and November 18, 2020. 91 percent of the cases reported to the state Thursday were community spread and 9 percent of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

LDH began reporting new antigen test data in last Friday's numbers update, read more.

LDH reports that 185,960 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 11/16/20).

Since Wednesday, 27,961 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 3,184,631. These total tests have been broken down into 3,102,404 molecular and 82,227 antigen tests.

As of Thursday, 929 patients were hospitalized (up 43 from Wednesday), 88 of those patients were on ventilators (down 5 from Wednesday).

Since Wednesday, 485 Acadiana residents have tested positive, and 2 have died.

Parishes in Acadiana (Confirmed and probable cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 3,634 cases (up 34) | 112 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu -9,826 cases (up 83) | 239 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 1,694 cases (up 21) | 42 deaths (up 1)
  • Iberia - 3,433 cases (up 28) | 103 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 1,541 cases (up 19) | 47 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 10,963 cases (up 181) | 144 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 4,487 cases (up 77) | 146 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 2,528 cases (up 15) | 70 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 2,256 cases (up 9) | 94 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 2,380 (up 18) | 71 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM Wednesday

As of November 18, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,239 and the number of deaths had increased by 28, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, LDH says that 1,310 are confirmed cases and 929 are probable cases.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 209,914 and the number of deaths is 6,184 as of Wednesday.

LDH says that the collection dates for most of these cases fall between November 10 and November 17, 2020. 99 percent of the cases reported to the state Wednesday were community spread and 1 percent of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

LDH began reporting new antigen test data in last Friday's numbers update, read more.

LDH reports that 185,960 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 11/16/20).

Since Tuesday, 22,771 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 3,156,670. These total tests have been broken down into 3,076,917 molecular and 79,753 antigen tests.

As of Wednesday, 886 patients were hospitalized (up 12 from Tuesday), 93 of those patients were on ventilators (up 1 from Tuesday).

Since Tuesday, 308 Acadiana residents have tested positive, and 3 have died.

Parishes in Acadiana (Confirmed and probable cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 3,600 cases (up 13) | 112 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu -9,743 cases (up 79) | 239 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 1,673 cases (up 5) | 41 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 3,405 cases (up 13) | 103 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 1,522 cases (up 1) | 47 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 10,782 cases (up 102) | 143 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 4,410 cases (up 55) | 146 deaths (up 3)
  • St. Martin - 2,513 cases (up 17) | 70 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 2,247 cases (up 8) | 94 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 2,362 (up 15) | 71 deaths (no change)

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