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COVID-19: State update - 404,194 cases and 8,953 deaths

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Posted at 12:05 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 13:05:02-05

As of Feb. 2, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,580 and there have been 41 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 1,597 are confirmed cases and 983 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state Tuesday is 404,194. The current total death count is 8,953.

The collection dates for most of these cases (92.2%) fall between January 25 and February 1, 2021. 98% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 2% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Tuesday, February 2, there have been 487,705 vaccinations have been administered. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 38,573 vaccine series have been initiated. These numbers will be updated again on Thursday, February 4.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those 70 year old and up and others within the current priority. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine at those locations were required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

LDH reports that 344,321 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 01/25/20).

Since Monday, 50,350 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,378,429. Of the tests reported today, 42,528 were PCR tests and 7,822 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,440 patients were hospitalized across the state (up 37 from Monday); 189 of those patients were on ventilators (up 2 from Monday).

Across Acadiana, there were 385 new cases and 7 new deaths since Monday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,849 cases (up 26) | 177 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 18,004 cases (up 195) | 326 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 3,100 cases (up 9) | 72 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,087 cases (up 29) | 138 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,759 cases (up 17) | 79 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 20,703 cases (up 24) | 238 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Landry - 7,920 cases (up 18) | 227 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 4,662 cases (up 47) | 105 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Mary - 3,870 cases (up 5) | 115 deaths (up 2)
  • Vermilion - 4,617 (up 15) | 101 deaths (up 1)

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

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FROM MONDAY:

As of Feb. 1, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 899 and there have been 53 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 899 are confirmed cases and 67 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state Monday is 401,591. The current total death count is 8,912.

The collection dates for most of these cases (99.7%) fall between January 24 and January 31, 2021. 98% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 2% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Thursday, January 28, there have been 397,371 vaccinations have been administered. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 34,706 vaccine series have been initiated. These numbers will be updated again on Tuesday, February 2.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those 70 year old and up and others within the current priority. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine at those locations were required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

LDH reports that 344,321 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 01/25/20).

Since Sunday, 12,398 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,328,079. Of the tests reported today, 11,474 were PCR tests and 924 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,403 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 13 from Sunday); 187 of those patients were on ventilators (down 12 from Sunday).

Across Acadiana, there were 229 new cases and 7 new deaths since Sunday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,823 cases (up 14) | 177 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 17,809 cases (up 23) | 326 deaths (up 3)
  • Evangeline - 3,091 cases (up 24) | 72 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,058 cases (up 27) | 138 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,742 cases (down 9) | 79 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette - 20,679 cases (up 74) | 236 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 7,902 cases (up 32) | 227 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Martin - 4,615 cases (down 2) | 103 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 3,865 cases (up 12) | 113 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 4,602 (up 23) | 100 deaths (up 1)

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FROM SUNDAY:

As of Jan. 31, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 3,355 and there have been 58 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases reported to the state is 400,626. The current total death count is 8,859.

Of these cases, 2,620 are confirmed cases and 735 are probable cases.

NOTE: The state does not report numbers on Saturdays. That means these changes reflect two days of numbers, not one.

92.1% of these newly reported cases date back to the past week (1/23-1/30). These cases are out of 48,745 newly reported tests (42,749 molecular, 5,996 antigen). These cases come from all regions of the state and all age groups, and the vast majority (more than 80 percent) are community spread-related cases.

As of Thursday, January 28, there have been 397,371 vaccinations have been administered. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 34,706 vaccine series have been initiated. These numbers will be updated again on Tuesday, February 2.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those 70 year old and up and others within the current priority.
Residents wanting to receive a vaccine at those locations were required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

LDH reports that 344,321 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 01/25/20).

Since Friday, 48,745 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,315,681. Of the tests reported today, 42,749 were molecular, and 5,996 were antigen.

LDH reports that 1,416 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 130 from Friday); 199 of those patients were on ventilators (up 1 from Friday).

Across Acadiana, there were 560 new cases and 8 new deaths since Friday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,809 cases (up 11) | 177 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 17,786 cases (up 172) | 323 deaths (up 2)
  • Evangeline - 3,067 cases (up 10) | 72 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,031 cases (up 50) | 138 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,751 cases (up 24) | 78 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette - 20,605 cases (up 148) | 235 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Landry - 7,870 cases (up 40) | 226 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Martin - 4,617 cases (up 35) | 103 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Mary - 3,853 cases (up 45) | 113 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 4,579 (up 25) | 99 deaths (no change)

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FROM FRIDAY:

As of Jan. 29, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,369 and there have been 58 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 1,490 are confirmed cases and 879 are probable cases.

The total coronavirus case count in the state on Friday was 397,276 cases. The current total death count is 8,801.

The collection dates for most of these cases (88.7%) fall between January 21 and January 28, 2021. 96% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 4% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Thursday, January 28, there have been 397,371 vaccinations have been administered. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 34,706 vaccine series have been initiated. These numbers will be updated again on Tuesday, February 2.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those 70 year old and up and others within the current priority. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine at those locations were required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

LDH reports that 344,321 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 01/25/20).

Since Thursday, 30,774 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,266,936. Of the tests reported today, 24,438 were PCR tests and 6,336 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,546 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 44 from Thursday); 198 of those patients were on ventilators (down 8 from Thursday).

Across Acadiana, there were 325 new cases and 12 new deaths since Thursday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,798 cases (up 10) | 177 deaths (up 2)
  • Calcasieu - 17,614 cases (up 89) | 321 deaths (up 2)
  • Evangeline - 3,067 cases (up 20) | 72 deaths (up 2)
  • Iberia - 5,981 cases (up 33) | 138 deaths (up 3)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,727 cases (up 11) | 77 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 20,457 cases (up 71) | 233 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 7,830 cases (up 36) | 225 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 4,582 cases (up 8) | 101 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 3,808 cases (up 16) | 113 deaths (up 2)
  • Vermilion - 4,551 (up 31) | 99 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM THURSDAY:

As of Jan. 28, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,517 and there have been 55 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 1,845 are confirmed cases and 672 are probable cases.

The total coronavirus case count in the state on Thursday was 394,909 cases. The current total death count is 8,743.

The collection dates for most of these cases (94%) fall between January 20 and January 27, 2021. 96% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 4% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Thursday, January 28, there have been 397,371 vaccinations have been administered. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 34,706 vaccine series have been initiated. These numbers will be updated again on Tuesday, February 2.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those 70 year old and up and others within the current priority.
Residents wanting to receive a vaccine at those locations were required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

LDH reports that 344,321 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 01/25/20).

Since Wednesday, 35,914 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,236,162. Of the tests reported today, 30,123 were PCR tests and 5,791 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,590 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 35 from Wednesday); 206 of those patients were on ventilators (up 3 from Wednesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 390 new cases and 10 new deaths since Wednesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,788 cases (up 27) | 175 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 17,525 cases (up 140) | 319 deaths (up 3)
  • Evangeline - 3,047 cases (up 2) | 70 deaths (up 2)
  • Iberia - 5,948 cases (up 12) | 135 deaths (up 2)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,716 cases (up 7) | 77 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 20,386 cases (up 99) | 232 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 7,794 cases (up 37) | 225 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 4,574 cases (up 9) | 101 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 3,792 cases (up 29) | 111 deaths (up 1)
  • Vermilion - 4,520 (up 28) | 99 deaths (up 2)

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FROM WEDNESDAY:

As of Jan. 27, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 3,868 and there have been 67 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 2,346 are confirmed cases and 1,522 are probable cases.

The total coronavirus case count in the state on Wednesday was 392,416 cases. The current total death count is 8,688.

The collection dates for most of these cases (96.1%) fall between January 19 and January 26, 2021. 98% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 2% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Tuesday, January 26, there have been 357,894 vaccinations have been administered. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 32,032 vaccine series have been initiated. These numbers will be updated again on Thursday, January 28.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those 70 year old and up and others within the current priority.
Residents wanting to receive a vaccine at those locations were required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

LDH reports that 344,321 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 01/25/20).

Since Tuesday, 41,475 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,200,248. Of the tests reported today, 32,648 were PCR tests and 8,827 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,625 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 21 from Tuesday); 203 of those patients were on ventilators (down 14 from Tuesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 750 new cases and 6 new deaths since Tuesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,761 cases (up 28) | 175 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 17,385 cases (up 309) | 316 deaths (up 2)
  • Evangeline - 3,045 cases (up 16) | 68 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 5,936 cases (up 48) | 133 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,709 cases (up 18) | 77 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 20,287 cases (up 193) | 232 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Landry - 7,757 cases (up 51) | 225 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Martin - 4,565 cases (up 42) | 101 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 3,763 cases (up 15) | 110 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 4,492 (up 30) | 97 deaths (no change)

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FROM TUESDAY:

As of Jan. 26, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,654 and there have been 31 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 1,990 are confirmed cases and 664 are probable cases.

The total coronavirus case count in the state on Tuesday was 388,562 cases. The current total death count is 8,621.

The collection dates for most of these cases (98.3%) fall between January 18 and January 25, 2021. 98% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 2% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Tuesday, January 26, there have been 357,894 vaccinations have been administered. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 32,032 vaccine series have been initiated.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those 70 year old and up and others within the current priority.
Residents wanting to receive a vaccine at those locations were required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

LDH reports that 320,025 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 01/18/20).

Since Monday, 35,192 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,158,773. Of the tests reported today, 30,640 were PCR tests and 4,552 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,646 patients were hospitalized across the state (up 8 from Monday); 217 of those patients were on ventilators (down 2 from Monday).

Across Acadiana, there were 432 new cases and 4 new deaths since Monday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,733 cases (up 21) | 175 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 17,076 cases (up 106) | 314 deaths (up 2)
  • Evangeline - 3,029 cases (up 10) | 68 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 5,888 cases (up 48) | 133 deaths (up 1)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,691 cases (up 35) | 77 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 20,094 cases (up 74) | 230 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 7,706 cases (up 28) | 223 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Martin - 4,523 cases (up 36) | 101 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 3,748 cases (up 39) | 110 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 4,462 (up 35) | 97 deaths (no change)

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FROM MONDAY:

As of Jan. 25, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,075 and there have been 25 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 1,931 are confirmed cases and 144 are probable cases.

The total coronavirus case count in the state on Monday was 385,942 cases. The current total death count is 8,590.

LDH says that today’s report includes data from January 24 and January 25.

The collection dates for most of these cases (99.8%) fall between January 17 and January 24, 2021. 97% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 3% of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

As of Thursday, January 21, there have been 314,328 vaccinations have been administered. This data is updated twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The next update will be Tuesday, Jan. 26.

On Mondays, LDH usually releases the week's list of providers across the state that would have COVID vaccines available for those 70 year old and up and others within the current priority. Residents wanting to receive a vaccine at those locations were required to make an appointment. For more information, click here.

LDH reports that 320,025 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 01/18/20).

Since Sunday, 28,277 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,123,581. Of the tests reported today, 26,998 were PCR tests and 1,279 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,638 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 3 from Sunday); 219 of those patients were on ventilators (up 4 from Sunday).

Across Acadiana, there were 236 new cases and 7 new deaths since Sunday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,712 cases (up 27) | 175 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 16,970 cases (up 42) | 312 deaths (no change)
  • Evangeline - 3,019 cases (down 4) | 68 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 5,840 cases (up 24) | 132 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,656 cases (no change) | 77 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette - 20,020 cases (up 77) | 230 deaths (up 3)
  • St. Landry - 7,678 cases (up 15) | 222 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 4,487 cases (up 19) | 101 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Mary - 3,709 cases (up 9) | 110 deaths (up 1)
  • Vermilion - 4,427 (up 23) | 97 deaths (no change)

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