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COVID-19: State update - 221,160 cases and 6,284 deaths

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Posted at 12:08 PM, Nov 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-23 13:08:04-05

As of November 23, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 971 and the number of deaths had increased by 24, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, LDH says that 951 are confirmed cases and 20 are probable cases.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 221,160 and the number of deaths is 6,284 as of Monday.

LDH says that the collection dates for all of these cases fall between November 16 and November 22, 2020. 95 percent of the cases reported to the state Monday were community spread and 5 percent of the cases reported were in congregate settings.

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 Sunday, 10,417 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 3,341,741. These total tests have been broken down into 3,252,126 molecular and 89,615 antigen tests.

As of Monday, 1,012 patients were hospitalized (up 45 from Sunday), 114 of those patients were on ventilators (up 9 from Sunday).

Since Sunday, 159 Acadiana residents have tested positive, and 2 have died.

Parishes in Acadiana (Confirmed and probable cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 3,761 cases (up 23) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 10,058 cases (up 26) | 241 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 1,814 cases (up 4) | 44 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 3,524 cases (up 9) | 104 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 1,647 cases (no change) | 50 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette - 11,464 cases (up 66) | 145 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 4,765 cases (up 18) | 146 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 2,580 cases (down 10) | 70 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 2,315 cases (up 12) | 94 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 2,456 (up 1) | 74 deaths (up 1)

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

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From Sunday:

As of November 22, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 3,478 and the number of deaths had increased by 27, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 220,192 and the number of deaths is 6,260 as of Sunday.

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 Friday, 45,241 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 3,331,324. These total tests have been broken down into 3,241,878 molecular and 89,446 antigen tests.

As of Sunday, 967 patients were hospitalized (down 5 from Friday), 105 of those patients were on ventilators (up 4 from Friday).

Since Friday, 868 Acadiana residents have tested positive, and 7 have died.

Parishes in Acadiana (Confirmed and probable cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 3,738 cases (up 60) | 115 deaths (up 3)
  • Calcasieu - 10,032 cases (up 108) | 241 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 1,810 cases (up 57) | 44 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 3,515 cases (up 69) | 104 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 1,647 cases (up 44) | 49 deaths (up 2)
  • Lafayette - 11,398 cases (up 252) | 145 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 4,747 cases (up 150) | 146 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 2,590 cases (up 45) | 70 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 2,303 cases (up 32) | 94 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 2,455 (up 51) | 73 deaths (up 2)

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

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