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COVID-19: State update - 224,403 cases and 6,323 deaths

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Posted at 12:01 PM, Nov 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 13:01:12-05

As of November 24, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 3,266 and the number of deaths had increased by 39, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 2,111 are confirmed cases and 1,155 are probable cases.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 224,403 and the number of deaths is 6,323 as of Tuesday.

LDH says tht the collection dates for most of these cases fall between November 16 and November 23, 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 reports that 185,960 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 11/16/20).

Since Monday, 40,054 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 3,381,795. These total tests have been broken down into 3,285,195 molecular and 96,600 antigen tests.

As of Tuesday, 1,052 patients were hospitalized (up 40 from Monday), 113 of those patients were on ventilators (down 1 from Monday).

Since Monday, 790 Acadiana residents have tested positive, and 11 have died.

Parishes in Acadiana (Confirmed and probable cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 3,869 cases (up 108) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 10,200 cases (up 142) | 242 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 1,852 cases (up 38) | 44 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 3,592 cases (up 68) | 104 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 1,679 cases (up 32) | 50 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 11,695 cases (up 231) | 146 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 4,799 cases (up 34) | 153 deaths (up 7)
  • St. Martin - 2,653 cases (up 73) | 71 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Mary - 2,322 cases (up 15) | 95 deaths (up 1)
  • Vermilion - 2,505 (up 49) | 74 deaths (no change)

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

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From Monday:

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 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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