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COVID-19: State update - 409,861 cases and 9,076 deaths

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Posted at 12:02 PM, Feb 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 13:02:26-05

As of Feb. 5, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 863 and there have been 32 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 701 are confirmed cases and 162 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state Friday is 409,861. The current total death count is 9,076.

The collection dates for most of these cases (94.2%) fall between January 28 and February 4, 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, February 4, there have been 534,985 vaccinations have been administered. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 40,933 vaccine series have been initiated. These numbers will be updated again on Tuesday, February 9.

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 363,457 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 02/01/21).

Since Thursday, 20,263 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,471,861. Of the tests reported today, 18,475 were PCR tests and 1,788 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,275 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 20 from Thursday); 167 of those patients were on ventilators (up 5 from Thursday).

Across Acadiana, there were 194 new cases and 5 new deaths since Thursday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,906 cases (up 25) | 177 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 18,186 cases (up 17) | 329 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,122 cases (up 5) | 73 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,155 cases (up 41) | 140 deaths (up 1)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,776 cases (up 3) | 81 deaths (no change)
  • Lafayette - 20,873 cases (up 46) | 239 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 7,990 cases (up 22) | 230 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Martin - 4,689 cases (up 18) | 106 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 3,907 cases (up 3) | 117 deaths (up 2)
  • Vermilion - 4,663 (up 14) | 101 deaths (no change)

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

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FROM THURSDAY:

As of Feb. 4, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,758 and there have been 38 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 1,236 are confirmed cases and 1,522 are probable cases.

LDH says that today’s report includes a backlog of 844 cases (120 confirmed and 724 probable). The collection dates range from October 22, 2020 to February 2, 2021. 3,934 tests are included in the backlog.

The total number of cases reported to the state Thursday is 408,995. The current total death count is 9,044.

The collection dates for most of these cases (54.2%) fall between January 27 and February 3, 2021. 16% of the cases fall between January 1 and January 26 and 18% of the cases fall in December 2020.
As of Thursday, February 4, there have been 534,985 vaccinations have been administered. In LDH Region 4, which includes Acadiana, 40,933 vaccine series have been initiated. These numbers will be updated again on Tuesday, February 9.

98 percent of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 2 percent of the cases reported to the state today were in congregate settings.

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 363,457 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 02/01/21).

Since Wednesday, 39,519 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,451,598. Of the tests reported today, 30,014 were PCR tests and 9,505 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,295 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 91 from Wednesday); 162 of those patients were on ventilators (down 18 from Wednesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 244 new cases and 4 new deaths since Wednesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,881 cases (up 16) | 177 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 18,169 cases (up 75) | 328 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,117 cases (up 11) | 73 deaths (up 1)
  • Iberia - 6,114 cases (up 32) | 139 deaths (up 1)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,773 cases (up 3) | 81 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette - 20,827 cases (up 43) | 239 deaths (no change)
  • St. Landry - 7,968 cases (up 20) | 229 deaths (no change)
  • St. Martin - 4,671 cases (up 8) | 106 deaths (no change)
  • St. Mary - 3,904 cases (up 14) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 4,649 (up 22) | 101 deaths (no change)

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FROM WEDNESDAY:

As of Feb. 3, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 2,046 and there have been 53 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

Of these cases, 1,198 are confirmed cases and 848 are probable cases.

The total number of cases reported to the state Wednesday is 406,235. The current total death count is 9,006.

The collection dates for most of these cases (87.5%) fall between January 26 and February 2, 2021. 99% of the cases reported to the state today were community spread. 1% 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 363,457 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays. The last update was on 02/01/21).

Since Tuesday, 33,650 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 5,412,079. Of the tests reported today, 26,280 were PCR tests and 7,370 were antigen tests.

LDH reports that 1,386 patients were hospitalized across the state (down 54 from Tuesday); 180 of those patients were on ventilators (down 9 from Tuesday).

Across Acadiana, there were 290 new cases and 6 new deaths since Tuesday.

Parishes in Acadiana (probable and confirmed cases and deaths)

  • Acadia - 5,865 cases (up 16) | 177 deaths (no change)
  • Calcasieu - 18,094 cases (up 90) | 327 deaths (up 1)
  • Evangeline - 3,106 cases (up 6) | 72 deaths (no change)
  • Iberia - 6,114 cases (up 27) | 138 deaths (no change)
  • Jefferson Davis - 2,770 cases (up 11) | 80 deaths (up 1)
  • Lafayette - 20,784 cases (up 81) | 239 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Landry - 7,948 cases (up 28) | 229 deaths (up 2)
  • St. Martin - 4,663 cases (up 1) | 106 deaths (up 1)
  • St. Mary - 3,890 cases (up 20) | 115 deaths (no change)
  • Vermilion - 4,627 (up 10) | 101 deaths (no change)

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FROM TUESDAY:

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 01/25/21).

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)

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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 01/25/21).

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 01/25/21).

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 01/25/21).

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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