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COVID-19: State update - 119,747 coronavirus cases, 3,893 deaths

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Posted at 12:35 PM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 13:55:39-04

As of August 2, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 3,467 and the number of deaths had increased by 58, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 119,747 and 3,893 deaths as of Sunday, August 2.

NOTE: The state does not provide numbers on Saturday, which means these increases reflect two days of reported numbers, i.e. today's numbers have been compared to Friday's numbers.

The state reports that 33% of today’s reported COVID cases are among people ages 18 to 29 years. Children younger than 18 years make up 10% of today’s reported cases, and that is higher than the percentage of cases among people older than 70 years of age.

LDH reports that 95% of these newly reported cases are tied to community spread, and 78% of these cases date back to the last week (7/26-8/2). Another 11% date back to the week prior (7/18-7/25).

LDH is reporting that 74,246 coronavirus patients are "presumed recovered" (updated weekly, last updated 7/27/20).

The LDH reports that 1,534 people are hospitalized (down 12 from Friday). Of those, 221 required ventilators (down 1 from Friday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,380 2,331 cases (up 49) | 72 deaths (up 1)

Calcasieu - 6,440 cases (up 162) | 127 deaths (up 6)

Evangeline - 720 cases (up 21) | 2 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,218 cases (up 58) | 63 deaths (up 1)

Jefferson Davis - 954 cases (up 10) | 24 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 6,350 cases (up 195) | 86 deaths (up 2)

St. Landry - 2,183 cases (up 101) | 74 deaths (up 2)

St. Martin - 1,501 cases (up 33) | 42 deaths (down 1)

St. Mary - 1,434 cases (up 53) | 49 deaths (up 1)

Vermilion - 1,325 (up 101) | 17 deaths (no change)

See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here.
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As of July 31, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,799 and the number of deaths had increased by 24, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 116,280 and 3,835 deaths as of Friday.

LDH is reporting that 74,246 coronavirus patients are "presumed recovered" (updated weekly, last updated 7/27/20).

The LDH reports that 1,546 people are hospitalized (up 22 from Thursday). Of those, 222 required ventilators (up 17 from Thursday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,331 cases (up 32) | 71 deaths (no change)

Calcasieu - 6,278 cases (up 365) | 121 deaths (up 4)

Evangeline - 699 cases (up 13) | 2 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,160 cases (up 34) | 62 deaths (up 1)

Jefferson Davis - 944 cases (up 10) | 24 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 6,155 cases (up 59) | 84 deaths (up 1)

St. Landry - 2,082 cases (up 28) | 72 deaths (up 2)

St. Martin - 1,468 cases (up 7) | 42 deaths (down 1)

St. Mary - 1,381 cases (up 25) | 48 deaths (up 1)

Vermilion - 1,224 (up 18) | 17 deaths (up 1)

See the full breakdown from the Louisiana Department of Health, here.
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As of July 30, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,708 and the number of deaths had increased by 42, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 114,481 and 3,811 deaths as of Thursday.

LDH is reporting that 74,246 coronavirus patients are "presumed recovered" (updated weekly, last updated 7/27/20).

The LDH reports that 1,524 people are hospitalized (down 20 from Wednesday). Of those, 205 required ventilators (down 16 from Wednesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,299 cases (up 33) | 71 deaths (up 1)

Calcasieu - 5,913 cases (up 103) | 117 deaths (up 1)

Evangeline - 686 cases (up 19) | 2 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,126 cases (up 15) | 61 deaths (up 1)

Jefferson Davis - 934 cases (up 10) | 24 deaths (up 1)

Lafayette - 6,096 cases (up 73) | 83 deaths (up 3)

St. Landry - 2,054 cases (up 20) | 70 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 1,461 cases (up 8) | 43 deaths (up 3)

St. Mary - 1,356 cases (up 14) | 47 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 1,206 (up 22) | 16 deaths (up 1)

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

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On Saturday, July 18, the Louisiana Department of Health announced it will no longer be updating information on the COVID-19 dashboard on Saturdays. Information will be updated at noon daily except on Saturdays.

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