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COVID-19: Updated State Numbers

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Posted at 1:33 PM, Aug 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-23 14:07:24-04

As of September 23, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 440 and the number of deaths had increased by 7, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 162,645 and the number of deaths is 5,225 as of Wednesday.

Wednesday's update was delayed for an hour while they verified laboratory results reported to the department.

LDH reports that 149,640 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays; last update 09/21/20).

Since Tuesday, 12,850 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,218,785.

According to LDH, 592 people are currently hospitalized (up 21 from Tuesday), and 94 of those are on ventilators (down 2 from Tuesday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,933 cases (up 3) | 96 deaths (no change )

Calcasieu - 7,794 cases (up 21) | 210 deaths (no change)

Evangeline - 1,306 cases (up 3) | 32 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,898 cases (up 2) | 89 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,225 cases (up 1) | 39 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 8,875 cases (up 5) | 126 deaths (up 2)

St. Landry - 3,272 cases (up 1) | 124 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,081 cases (up 8) | 60 deaths (down 1)

St. Mary - 1,901 cases (up 1) | 77 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,019 (up 9) | 60 deaths (up 1)

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

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From Tuesday

As of September 22, the number of coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 730 and the number of deaths had increased by 11, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

The total number of cases in the state is now at 162,214 and the number of deaths is 5,218 as of Tuesday.

LDH reports that 145,570 patients are "presumed recovered." (These numbers are normally updated on Mondays; last update 09/14/20).

Since Monday, 21,182 new tests have been reported to the state, bringing the total number of tests to 2,205,935.

According to LDH, 571 people are currently hospitalized (down 16 from Monday), and 96 of those are on ventilators (up 3 from Monday).

Parishes in Acadiana

Acadia - 2,930 cases (up 1) | 96 deaths (no change )

Calcasieu - 7,773 cases (up 28) | 210 deaths (up 1)

Evangeline - 1,303 cases (up 6) | 32 deaths (no change)

Iberia - 2,896 cases (up 27) | 89 deaths (no change)

Jefferson Davis - 1,224 cases (down 1) | 39 deaths (no change)

Lafayette - 8,870 cases (up 48) | 124 deaths (up 1)

St. Landry - 3,271 cases (up eleven) | 124 deaths (no change)

St. Martin - 2,073 cases (up 15) | 61 deaths (no change)

St. Mary - 1,900 cases (up 9) | 77 deaths (no change)

Vermilion - 2,019 (down 17) | 59 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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